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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 70%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouthwest/100k peopleReno/100k peopleNevada/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,7633,409 (estimate)2,6592,8162,489
Murder12n/a4.74.65.0
Rape178n/a70.070.242.6
Robbery308n/a121.1106.781.6
Assault921n/a362.1312.3250.2
Violent crime1,419646 (estimate)558494379
Burglary822n/a323.2503.5340.5
Theft3,343n/a1,314.31,453.01,549.5
Vehicle theft1,179n/a463.5365.6219.9
Property crime5,3442,763 (estimate)2,1012,3222,110

Key findings

  • Southwest crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southwest are 70% higher than the national average
  • In Southwest you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southwest is safer than 42% of the cities in Nevada
  • Year over year crime in Reno has decreased by 13%

Southwest crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Southwest (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southwest

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southwest is 1 in 155
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southwest is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southwest is 1 in 30

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

      Reno police department

      ItemSouthwestRenoNevada
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3556,127
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.52.7

      Sex offenders in Nevada

      StateTotal offendersNevada /100KNational /100K
      Nevada8,163394266
      There are a total of 8,163 sex offenders in Nevada. This yields a total of 394 sex offenders in Nevada per 100,000 residents which is 48% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mogul, NV1,68369326395
      Verdi, NV1,39972338409
      Washoe Valley, NV2,95088415504
      Golden Valley, NV1,805119557676
      Virginia City, NV7113121,4691,781
      Spanish Springs, NV16,0913521,6532,005
      Lemmon Valley, NV5,0574732,2242,697
      Reno, NV237,1215582,1012,659

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winston-Salem, NC238,4745343,3863,920
      Hialeah, FL235,6262092,0332,242
      Garland, TX234,8103022,5842,886
      Scottsdale, AZ234,4951591,9582,117
      Glendale, AZ239,9433403,1833,523
      Reno, NV237,1215582,1012,659
      Source: The Southwest, Reno, NV 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.