Reported Annual Crime In Reno

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleReno/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,650n/a (estimate)3,9463,2652,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleReno/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a3.77.65.3
Rape139n/a56.858.940.4
Robbery393n/a160.7215.6102.8
Assault1,176n/a480.9395.9248.5
Violent crime1,717n/a (estimate)702678386
Burglary1,208n/a494.0641.1468.9
Theft5,381n/a2,200.31,497.11,745.0
Vehicle theft1,344n/a549.6448.3236.9
Property crime7,933n/a (estimate)3,2442,5872,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Reno, NV is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Reno, NV. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Reno, NV averages 21% higher than the rest of Nevada while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Reno, NV is 4% higher than the average rate of crime in Nevada and 82% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 25% higher than the remainder of the state of Nevada and 32% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Reno, NV area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Reno is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.81 daily crimes that occur in Reno.
  • Reno is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Reno you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Reno has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Reno (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Reno, NV for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Nevada as well as those across America as a whole. The Reno, NV total amount of daily offenses is 1.21 times more than the Nevada average and 1.39 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Reno, NV is 1.04 times more than the Nevada average, and it is 1.82 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Reno, NV has a daily crime figure that is 1.25 times more than the Nevada average and 1.32 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Reno (higher is better)

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 29% of other cities in the state of Nevada. In addition, Reno, NV is safer than 13% 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.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Reno

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Reno is 1 in 143
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Reno is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Reno is 1 in 26
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Reno, NV? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Reno, NV your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 143. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Reno, NV is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Reno, NV is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Reno, NV has increased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Reno, NV has increased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Reno, NV has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Reno police department

ItemRenoNevadaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3556,127558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.73.3
There are a total of 355 Reno police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the Nevada average and 52.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nevada

StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
Nevada4,067196222
There are a total of 4,067 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mogul, NV1,68395363458
Verdi, NV1,39999376475
Golden Valley, NV1,805163621783
Spanish Springs, NV16,0914831,8422,325
Sparks, NV94,7184472,5192,966
Lemmon Valley, NV5,0576492,4783,127
Cold Springs, NV8,8456672,5443,211
Reno, NV237,1217023,2443,946

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winston-Salem, NC238,4745343,9334,468
Hialeah, FL235,6262422,3372,580
Garland, TX234,8103213,2083,529
Scottsdale, AZ234,4951532,3652,519
Glendale, AZ239,9434965,2715,766
Reno, NV237,1217023,2443,946
Source: The Reno, NV crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.