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Total crime 33%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 40%
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 peopleNevada/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113n/a (estimate)1,6762,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape3n/a44.536.942.6
Robbery1n/a14.827.481.6
Assault24n/a355.9200.4250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)415267379
Burglary25n/a370.7371.1340.5
Theft52n/a771.11,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a118.6163.0219.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,2601,7342,110

Key findings

  • Nevada crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nevada are 9% higher than the national average
  • In Nevada you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nevada is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nevada has increased by 1%

Nevada crime map

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

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Compare Nevada, IA Crime

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      Daily Crime In Nevada (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Nevada for every 100,000 residents. The Nevada total amount of daily crime is 1.19 times less than the Iowa average and 1.49 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Nevada, is 1.56 times more than the Iowa average, and it is 1.09 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Nevada has a daily crime average that is 1.38 times less than the Iowa average and 1.67 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Nevada (higher is better)

      How safe is Nevada, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Nevada is safer than 29% of the cities in Iowa and 31% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Nevada. Overall, Nevada is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nevada

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nevada is 1 in 241
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nevada is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nevada is 1 in 60
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Nevada, Iowa? If you reside in Nevada, then there is a 1 in 241 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 80. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Nevada.

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

      A good indicator of whether Nevada is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Nevada has increased by 94%, while the property crime rate in Nevada has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Nevada has increased by 1% year over year.

      Nevada police department

      ItemNevadaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Nevada police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the Iowa average and 59.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gilbert, IA1,18379513592
      Slater, IA1,61789579669
      Roland, IA1,31291588678
      Huxley, IA3,474110716826
      Story City, IA3,4232081,2201,428
      Alleman, IA4991971,2801,477
      Ames, IA64,0731981,7161,914
      Nevada, IA6,7964151,2601,676

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Piñon Hills, CA6,7965072,6823,190
      Madison Park, NJ6,8001971,2681,465
      Mount Ivy, NY6,7923181,2151,532
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801123698821
      Kirtland, OH6,80288308396
      Nevada, IA6,7964151,2601,676
      Source: The Nevada, IA 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.