Reported Annual Crime In Mesquite

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMesquite/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime347n/a (estimate)1,8783,1682,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMesquite/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.15.3
Rape13n/a70.463.041.7
Robbery2n/a10.8161.598.0
Assault16n/a86.6322.3248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)168556383
Burglary37n/a200.3668.7430.4
Theft239n/a1,293.61,516.41,694.4
Vehicle theft40n/a216.5427.3237.4
Property crime316n/a (estimate)1,7102,6122,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Mesquite, NV. All reported Mesquite, NV crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Mesquite, NV overall crime rate is 41% lower than in comparison to the Nevada average; and is also 32% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Mesquite, NV, the rate is 70% lower than compared to the Nevada average, and 56% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Mesquite, NV comes in at 35% lower than to the average seen in Nevada, and 28% lower than the overall national average.
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The Mesquite crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mesquite 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 Mesquite crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mesquite is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.15 daily crimes that occur in Mesquite.
  • Mesquite is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mesquite you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mesquite has increased by 4%.

Compare Mesquite, NV Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mesquite (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Mesquite, NV per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Nevada and on a national level. In Mesquite, NV the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times less than the Nevada average and 1.46 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Mesquite, NV is 3.31 times less than the Nevada average and 2.28 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Mesquite, NV has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times less than the Nevada average and 1.38 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Mesquite (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mesquite, NV in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Nevada as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Mesquite, NV to other cities in the state and across the country, Mesquite, NV is 79% safer than other cities of Nevada and 58% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Nevada cities and all around the United States, Mesquite, NV has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mesquite, NV crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mesquite

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mesquite is 1 in 597
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mesquite is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mesquite is 1 in 54
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mesquite, NV? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Mesquite, NV, you have a 1 in 597 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 59. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mesquite, NV is 1 in 54.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mesquite, NV is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Mesquite, NV has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Mesquite, NV has increased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mesquite, NV has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mesquite police department

ItemMesquiteNevadaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)506,127558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.73.3
There are a total of 50 Mesquite police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.3% greater than the Nevada average and 1.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nevada

StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
Nevada4,067196222
There are a total of 4,067 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bunkerville, NV1,4232691,2611,530
Scenic, AZ1,7042301,3221,552
Beaver Dam, AZ1,3292341,3451,579
Mesquite, NV16,9531681,7101,878

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waukee, IA16,9551521,1691,321
Bon Air, VA16,9572301,9832,213
McKinleyville, CA16,9485743,1933,768
Country Walk, FL16,9753091,9022,211
Five Forks, SC16,9292061,3041,510
Mesquite, NV16,9531681,7101,878
Source: The Mesquite, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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