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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 31%
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 peopleRalston/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime120n/a (estimate)1,6072,3402,489
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape9n/a120.564.842.6
Robbery2n/a26.840.981.6
Assault1n/a13.4192.9250.2
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)161301379
Burglary12n/a160.7245.3340.5
Theft76n/a1,017.71,536.31,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a267.8257.7219.9
Property crime108n/a (estimate)1,4462,0392,110

Key findings

  • Ralston crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ralston are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Ralston you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ralston is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ralston has decreased by 14%

Ralston crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ralston (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Ralston for every 100,000 residents. The Ralston total amount of daily crime is 1.46 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.55 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Ralston, is 1.87 times less than the Nebraska average, and it is 2.36 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Ralston has a daily crime average that is 1.41 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.46 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Ralston (higher is better)

      Is Ralston safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Nebraska as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Ralston to other cities in the state and across the country, Ralston is 43% safer than other cities of Nebraska and 57% safer than other cities in the nation. Ralston has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ralston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ralston is 1 in 623
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ralston is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ralston is 1 in 63
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ralston? If you reside in Ralston, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 623. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 70 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 Ralston, is 1 in 63.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Ralston is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Ralston has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Ralston has decreased by 16%. The total crime rate in Ralston has decreased by 14% year to year.

      Ralston police department

      ItemRalstonNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)152,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.13.3
      There are a total of 15 Ralston police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.4% greater than the Nebraska average and 24.1% 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
      Bennington, NE1,60881549630
      Springfield, NE1,516106716822
      Louisville, NE1,032112755867
      Waterloo, NE1,030118798916
      Carter Lake, IA3,7651459421,087
      La Vista, NE17,0641101,0511,161
      Cedar Creek, NE4321661,1241,290
      Ralston, NE7,3341611,4461,607

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ville Platte, LA7,3381285,8335,961
      Keyes, CA7,3385743,0323,606
      Franklin, LA7,3396243,5914,215
      Bermuda Dunes, CA7,3393761,9862,362
      Chehalis, WA7,3402864,9085,194
      Ralston, NE7,3341611,4461,607
      Source: The Ralston, NE 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.