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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 98%
Property crime 64%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleLas Vegas/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime46,3603,989 (estimate)2,7382,3872,346
Murder96n/a5.75.76.5
Rape1,068n/a63.159.038.4
Robbery1,707n/a100.888.773.9
Assault6,063n/a358.1306.8279.7
Violent crime8,934769 (estimate)528460388
Burglary7,057n/a416.8368.8314.2
Theft23,546n/a1,390.71,221.41,398.0
Vehicle theft6,823n/a403.0336.4246.0
Property crime37,4263,220 (estimate)2,2111,9271,958

Key findings

  • Downtown crime rates are 70% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Downtown are 98% higher than the national average
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Downtown is safer than 30% of the cities in Nevada
  • Year over year crime in Las Vegas has decreased by 17%

Downtown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 26

      Year Over Year Crime In Las Vegas (per 100,000 people)

      Las Vegas police department

      ItemDowntownLas VegasNevada
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,0506,127
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/an/a2.7

      Sex offenders in Nevada

      StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
      Nevada8,163394266
      There are a total of 8,163 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 394 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 48% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blue Diamond, NV335186779964
      Summerlin South, NV25,7171998321,031
      Henderson, NV277,8722081,4261,634
      Nellis AFB, NV3,2523371,4121,749
      North Las Vegas, NV230,4365221,6242,145
      Enterprise, NV129,6204241,7742,198
      Winchester, NV27,9865712,3912,961
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955282,2112,738

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Louisville, KY611,5736873,8914,578
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0157263,8964,621
      Portland, OR620,5895234,7395,262
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8594,3116,170
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,5972,7294,325
      Las Vegas, NV613,2955282,2112,738
      Source: The Downtown, Las Vegas, NV 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.