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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 92%
Property crime 38%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlattsmouth/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)1,2432,2432,346
Murder0n/a0.03.66.5
Rape0n/a0.060.038.4
Robbery1n/a15.541.273.9
Assault1n/a15.5229.3279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)31334388
Burglary12n/a186.5229.9314.2
Theft63n/a979.01,418.71,398.0
Vehicle theft3n/a46.6260.5246.0
Property crime78n/a (estimate)1,2121,9091,958

Key findings

  • Plattsmouth crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plattsmouth are 92% lower than the national average
  • In Plattsmouth you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plattsmouth is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plattsmouth has decreased by 21%

Plattsmouth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Plattsmouth (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Plattsmouth, NE per 100,000 people. In Plattsmouth, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.80 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.89 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Plattsmouth is 10.75 times less than the Nebraska average and 12.48 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Plattsmouth has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.62 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Plattsmouth (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Plattsmouth in comparison to other Nebraska communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Plattsmouth safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Plattsmouth being safer than 35% of cities in Nebraska and 47% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Nebraska cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Plattsmouth. In conclusion, Plattsmouth ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plattsmouth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plattsmouth is 1 in 3218
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plattsmouth is 1 in 83
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plattsmouth is 1 in 81
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Plattsmouth? If you reside in Plattsmouth, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 3218. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 83 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Plattsmouth, is 1 in 81.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Plattsmouth is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Plattsmouth has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 88% in Plattsmouth, while property crimes in Plattsmouth have decreased by 8%. Total crime has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Plattsmouth police department

      ItemPlattsmouthNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)172,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.13.3
      There are a total of 17 Plattsmouth police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% greater than the Nebraska average and 20% less than the National average.

      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
      Springfield, NE1,516117670788
      Louisville, NE1,032124707831
      Tabor, IA1,230131729860
      Weeping Water, NE1,147128734862
      Cedar Creek, NE4321841,0521,236
      Papillion, NE19,5201321,3851,516
      La Vista, NE17,0642151,3351,550
      Plattsmouth, NE6,476311,2121,243

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forest Hills, PA6,475791,0741,153
      North Bend, WA6,475662,6902,756
      Hobart, WA6,4741401,2971,437
      Douglas, WY6,4781251,0171,142
      Rockaway, NJ6,47216496512
      Plattsmouth, NE6,476311,2121,243
      Source: The Plattsmouth, NE 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.