Compared to the other cities in Nevada and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Reno, NV? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Reno, NV has been ranked safer than 21% of other cities in the state of Nevada. In addition, Reno, NV is safer than 11% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Nevada and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Reno, NV. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Reno, NV is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.