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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 50%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Vista/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime200n/a (estimate)1,1612,3402,489
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape6n/a34.864.842.6
Robbery2n/a11.640.981.6
Assault11n/a63.9192.9250.2
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)110301379
Burglary19n/a110.3245.3340.5
Theft128n/a743.21,536.31,549.5
Vehicle theft34n/a197.4257.7219.9
Property crime181n/a (estimate)1,0512,0392,110

Key findings

  • La Vista crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Vista are 71% lower than the national average
  • In La Vista you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Vista is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Vista has decreased by 30%

La Vista crime map

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The La Vista crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in La Vista 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 La Vista crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In La Vista (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in La Vista, per 100,000 residents. In La Vista, the total number of daily crimes is 2.02 times less than the Nebraska average and 2.14 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in La Vista are 2.73 times less than the Nebraska average and 3.44 times less than the national average. For property crime, La Vista has a daily crime rate that is 1.94 times less than the Nebraska average and 2.01 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is La Vista (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of La Vista to every other city in Nebraska, as well as the entirety of the United States, is La Vista safe? The gauges above illustrate that La Vista is safer than 64% of every city located within Nebraska along with 71% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Nebraska and in the United States as a whole. As a result, La Vista, NE is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Vista

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Vista is 1 in 907
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Vista is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Vista is 1 in 87
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In La Vista, Nebraska you have a 1 in 907 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime in La Vista.

      Year Over Year Crime In La Vista (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether La Vista is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in La Vista has increased by 18% and the rate of property crime in La Vista has decreased by 33%. The total crime rate in La Vista has decreased by 30% year to year.

      La Vista police department

      ItemLa VistaNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)392,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.13.3
      There are a total of 39 La Vista police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.2% greater than the Nebraska average and 26.2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bennington, NE1,60881549630
      Springfield, NE1,516106716822
      Louisville, NE1,032112755867
      Waterloo, NE1,030118798916
      Carter Lake, IA3,7651459421,087
      Cedar Creek, NE4321661,1241,290
      Plattsmouth, NE6,4762621,3121,575
      La Vista, NE17,0641101,0511,161

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brambleton, VA17,06385670755
      Rosedale, CA17,0503922,0722,464
      Amesbury Town, MA17,0823531,2711,625
      St. Michael, MN17,0452282,0062,234
      Durant, OK17,0423634,2274,589
      La Vista, NE17,0641101,0511,161
      Source: The La Vista, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.