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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 81%
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 peopleWahoo/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)4432,3402,489
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape1n/a22.264.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.040.981.6
Assault1n/a22.2192.9250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)44301379
Burglary0n/a0.0245.3340.5
Theft16n/a354.51,536.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a44.3257.7219.9
Property crime18n/a (estimate)3992,0392,110

Key findings

  • Wahoo crime rates are 82% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wahoo are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Wahoo you have a 1 in 226 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wahoo is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wahoo has decreased by 56%

Wahoo crime map

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

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Compare Wahoo, NE Crime

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      Daily Crime In Wahoo (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Wahoo for every 100,000 residents. The Wahoo total amount of daily crime is 5.28 times less than the Nebraska average and 5.62 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wahoo, is 6.79 times less than the Nebraska average, and it is 8.56 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Wahoo has a daily crime average that is 5.11 times less than the Nebraska average and 5.29 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Wahoo (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wahoo, Nebraska compared to other areas of Nebraska, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Wahoo safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Wahoo is safer than 75% of Nebraska cities, and 81% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Nebraska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Wahoo. At this time, Wahoo sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wahoo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wahoo is 1 in 2257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wahoo is 1 in 251
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wahoo is 1 in 226
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wahoo? In Wahoo, NE you have a 1 in 2257 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 251 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 226 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wahoo.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Wahoo 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 Wahoo has decreased by 34% and the rate of property crime in Wahoo has decreased by 58%. The total crime rate in Wahoo has decreased by 56% year to year.

      Wahoo police department

      ItemWahooNebraskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)62,523558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.13.3
      There are a total of 6 Wahoo police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38% less than the Nebraska average and 59.5% 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
      Ashland, NE2,45577422499
      Valley, NE1,85234551585
      Ceresco, NE1,000105712817
      Yutan, NE1,069115776891
      Wann, NE81122824945
      Valparaiso, NE7393312,2412,572
      Ithaca, NE1123422,3172,659
      Wahoo, NE4,50844399443

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Burlington, OH4,5062091,4631,672
      Wrightwood, CA4,5103381,7842,122
      Wamego, KS4,5112911,5811,872
      Fox Farm-College, WY4,5052251,6321,858
      South Hill, VA4,5051853,1143,299
      Wahoo, NE4,50844399443
      Source: The Wahoo, 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.