Reported Annual Crime In Polk

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 peoplePolk/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,421 (estimate)2,3652,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a63.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a39.286.2
Assaultn/an/an/a179.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)412 (estimate)285381
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,555.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a252.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,009 (estimate)2,0802,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.37 daily crimes that occur in Polk.
  • Polk is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk has decreased by 7%.

Compare Polk, NE Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Polk (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Polk (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polk

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polk is 1 in 243
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk is 1 in 30

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

      Polk police department

      ItemPolkNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

      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

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      Central City, NE2,892103343446
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      Overland, NE128115840955
      Stromsburg, NE1,1621269201,046
      Osceola, NE8103422,4972,839
      Hampton, NE4673522,5672,919
      Bradshaw, NE3263722,7143,086
      Polk, NE3364123,0093,421

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altamahaw, NC3364683,0853,552
      Montague, TX3365092,9323,441
      Altoona, KS3366864,1184,805
      Roberts, MT3364062,7093,115
      Enchanted Oaks, TX3362171,2511,468
      Polk, NE3364123,0093,421
      Source: The Polk, 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.