Reported Annual Crime In Kearney

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearney/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime819n/a (estimate)2,4472,5542,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearney/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.65.3
Rape20n/a59.852.140.4
Robbery7n/a20.949.6102.8
Assault49n/a146.4186.7248.5
Violent crime76n/a (estimate)227291386
Burglary114n/a340.6337.9468.9
Theft594n/a1,774.71,677.61,745.0
Vehicle theft35n/a104.6247.8236.9
Property crime743n/a (estimate)2,2202,2632,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Kearney, NE. The total number of reported crimes in Kearney, NE is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Kearney, NE crime rate is 4% lower than the Nebraska average and is 14% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Kearney, NE has a violent crime rate that is 22% lower than the Nebraska average and 41% lower than the national average. For property crime, Kearney, NE is 2% lower than the Nebraska average and 9% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kearney is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.7 daily crimes that occur in Kearney.
  • Kearney is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kearney you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kearney has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Kearney (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kearney, NE per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Nebraska and on a national level. In Kearney, NE the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.16 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kearney, NE is 1.28 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.70 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kearney, NE has a daily crime rate that is 1.02 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.10 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Kearney (higher is better)

How safe is Kearney, NE compared to other cities in Nebraska and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Kearney, NE is safer than 28% of the cities in Nebraska and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Nebraska and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Kearney, NE. Overall, Kearney, NE is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kearney

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kearney is 1 in 441
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kearney is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kearney is 1 in 41
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kearney, NE? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Kearney, NE, you have a 1 in 441 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 46. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kearney, NE is 1 in 41.

Year Over Year Crime In Kearney (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kearney, NE is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Kearney, NE has decreased by 30%, the amount of property crime in Kearney, NE has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Kearney, NE has decreased by 7% year to year.

Kearney police department

ItemKearneyNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)652,523558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
There are a total of 65 Kearney police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.4% less than the Nebraska average and 36.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nebraska

StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
Nebraska4,949281222
There are a total of 4,949 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 281 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 27% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gibbon, NE2,0811311,0221,154
Minden, NE2,911332,0512,084
Glenwood, NE4732592,0162,276
Riverdale, NE2043062,3812,687
Odessa, NE783312,5752,906
Amherst, NE2253432,6713,014
Kearney, NE32,7092272,2202,447

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Charles, IL32,7451311,2871,419
Rome, NY32,6731611,9142,075
Kennesaw, GA32,6691931,7751,968
Eastpointe, MI32,6488133,2484,061
Tooele, UT32,7833093,7574,066
Kearney, NE32,7092272,2202,447
Source: The Kearney, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.