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123%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
111%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
126%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
West Las Vegas crime rates are not available from the FBI's UCR (uniform crime reporting) program, as a result, estimates are displayed in the table above. The crime reporting program from the FBI does cover more than 98% of the larger metropolitan areas, which represents more than 309 million U.S. residents. This data is gathered from more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies which include tribal, state, county, college, university and city levels. However, the FBI does not report crime on a neighborhood level, therefore estimates were used to calculate the West Las Vegas crime data. These estimates take into account the overall Las Vegas crime rates (violent and property), as well as multiple other factors which include: poverty rates, unemployment rates, income, educational achievement, home prices, rent prices and population density. To view crime rates on a block group level, the West Las Vegas crime map below provides a hyper-local overview of all crimes reported throughout Las Vegas.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Las Vegas/100k peopleLas Vegas/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57,2745,187 (estimate)3,4342,8342,324
Murder147n/a8.86.86.3
Rape1,041n/a62.458.940.0
Robbery1,622n/a97.286.166.1
Assault5,795n/a347.4302.3268.2
Violent crime8,605779 (estimate)516454370
Burglary9,338n/a559.8436.1269.8
Theft28,710n/a1,721.31,453.51,401.9
Vehicle theft10,621n/a636.8490.5282.7
Property crime48,6694,408 (estimate)2,9182,3801,954

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The West Las Vegas crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West Las Vegas as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The West Las Vegas crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the West Las Vegas crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • West Las Vegas crime rates are 123% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Las Vegas are 111% higher than the national average
  • In West Las Vegas you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Las Vegas is safer than 26% of the cities in Nevada
  • Year over year crime in Las Vegas has increased by 14%

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        Daily Crime In West Las Vegas (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Las Vegas

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Las Vegas is 1 in 129
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Las Vegas is 1 in 23
        The chance of being a victim of crime in West Las Vegas is 1 in 20

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

        Las Vegas police department

        Item West Las Vegas Las Vegas Nevada
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,0506,127
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/an/a2.7

        Sex offenders in Nevada

        State Total offenders Nevada /100K National /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

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Blue Diamond, NV2001839621,145
        Summerlin South, NV28,7161961,0281,224
        Nellis AFB, NV3,7703331,7442,077
        North Las Vegas, NV247,2484221,7742,196
        Henderson, NV309,9553031,9192,221
        Enterprise, NV214,5914182,1912,609
        Winchester, NV36,3025632,9533,516
        Las Vegas, NV644,5945162,9183,434

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Oklahoma City, OK649,8216423,0593,701
        Portland, OR650,3807516,3247,076
        Memphis, TN650,9102,4217,1669,587
        Nashville, TN667,0701,1023,8254,927
        Louisville, KY618,7332521,7091,961
        Las Vegas, NV644,5945162,9183,434
        Source: The West Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.