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Total crime 0%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 1%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearney/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime800n/a (estimate)2,3392,2432,346
Murder0n/a0.03.66.5
Rape32n/a93.660.038.4
Robbery11n/a32.241.273.9
Assault79n/a231.0229.3279.7
Violent crime122n/a (estimate)357334388
Burglary83n/a242.7229.9314.2
Theft548n/a1,602.31,418.71,398.0
Vehicle theft47n/a137.4260.5246.0
Property crime678n/a (estimate)1,9821,9091,958

Key findings

  • Kearney crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kearney are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Kearney you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kearney is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kearney has decreased by 4%

Kearney crime map

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The Kearney crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Kearney as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Kearney crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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. In Kearney, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.00 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kearney is 1.07 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.09 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kearney has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.01 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Kearney (higher is better)

      How safe is Kearney, Nebraska compared to other cities in Nebraska and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Kearney is safer than 18% of the cities in Nebraska and 32% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Nebraska and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Kearney. Overall, Kearney 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 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kearney is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kearney is 1 in 43
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kearney? In Kearney, you have a 1 in 281 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 51. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kearney, NE is 1 in 43.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kearney, Nebraska (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Kearney has increased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Kearney has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Kearney has decreased by 4% year over 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
      Nebraska6,070345266
      There are a total of 6,070 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 345 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 30% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gibbon, NE2,0811599111,071
      Minden, NE2,9111691,0831,253
      Glenwood, NE4732991,7092,008
      Riverdale, NE2043321,9002,232
      Amherst, NE2253882,2182,607
      Kearney, NE32,7093571,9822,339

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rome, NY32,6732031,7821,986
      St. Charles, IL32,745130628758
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691391,3971,536
      Eastpointe, MI32,6487522,0852,837
      Tooele, UT32,7832932,2312,524
      Kearney, NE32,7093571,9822,339
      Source: The Kearney, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.