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Total crime 184%
Violent crime 96%
Property crime 199%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsNear South/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,3527,323 (estimate)3,2412,3652,580
Murder6n/a2.12.35.0
Rape283n/a98.163.942.6
Robbery162n/a56.139.286.2
Assault594n/a205.8179.4246.8
Violent crime1,045746 (estimate)362285381
Burglary1,182n/a409.6271.9376.0
Theft6,694n/a2,319.61,555.31,594.6
Vehicle theft431n/a149.3252.6228.9
Property crime8,3076,577 (estimate)2,8782,0802,200

Key findings

  • Near South crime rates are 184% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Near South are 96% higher than the national average
  • In Near South you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Near South is safer than 16% of the cities in Nebraska
  • Year over year crime in Lincoln has decreased by 4%

Near South crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Near South (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Near South

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Near South is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Near South is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Near South is 1 in 14

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

      Lincoln police department

      ItemNear SouthLincolnNebraska
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4142,523
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.62.1

      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
      Hickman, NE1,89193681775
      Waverly, NE3,686114831944
      Eagle, NE1,019115839954
      Walton, NE284115840955
      Woodland Hills, NE149115840955
      Yankee Hill, NE3781451,0611,206
      Crete, NE7,0895011,6282,129
      Lincoln, NE273,0183622,8783,241

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Henderson, NV277,8721881,9612,150
      Plano, TX279,0881391,7091,848
      Newark, NJ280,1397332,0102,743
      Toledo, OH280,8548483,7174,565
      Greensboro, NC282,1776073,3523,959
      Lincoln, NE273,0183622,8783,241
      Source: The Near South, Lincoln, NE crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.