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Crime rate in Reno, Nevada (NV): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Reno, NV compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Reno, NV

The 2018 crime rate in Reno, NV was 313 (City-Data.com crime index), which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 84.6% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Reno crime rate fell by 15% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 6 - a decrease of 13 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Reno has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Reno, NV is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Reno:

312.7
Sparks:

279.8
Truckee:

75.4
South Lake Tahoe:

332.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Reno by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(3.9)
23
(10.9)
17
(7.9)
15
(6.9)
9
(4.1)
9
(4.0)
14
(6.2)
7
(3.0)
14
(6.0)
15
(6.4)
15
(6.3)
9
(3.7)
19
(7.6)
6
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
110
(53.7)
100
(47.5)
95
(44.4)
83
(38.0)
84
(38.0)
46
(20.7)
27
(11.9)
33
(14.3)
68
(29.2)
128
(54.5)
136
(56.7)
139
(56.8)
142
(57.1)
174
(69.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
421
(205.6)
523
(248.6)
516
(240.9)
488
(223.3)
409
(185.1)
385
(173.2)
383
(168.6)
327
(141.9)
305
(131.1)
263
(111.9)
345
(143.9)
393
(160.7)
382
(153.7)
303
(120.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
979
(478.1)
832
(395.5)
885
(413.2)
946
(432.8)
971
(439.3)
728
(327.6)
684
(301.2)
825
(357.9)
767
(329.8)
741
(315.2)
923
(385.0)
1,176
(480.9)
1,131
(455.1)
1,153
(456.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,916
(935.8)
2,105
(1,001)
1,835
(856.7)
1,975
(903.7)
1,848
(836.2)
1,638
(737.0)
1,618
(712.4)
1,633
(708.5)
1,411
(606.7)
1,312
(558.2)
1,440
(600.7)
1,208
(494.0)
1,347
(542.0)
1,073
(425.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,547
(3,686)
7,061
(3,357)
6,511
(3,040)
6,757
(3,092)
6,209
(2,809)
5,101
(2,295)
4,311
(1,898)
4,909
(2,130)
4,901
(2,107)
4,711
(2,004)
5,070
(2,115)
5,381
(2,200)
4,890
(1,968)
3,930
(1,557)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,526
(745.3)
1,631
(775.4)
1,072
(500.5)
982
(449.3)
753
(340.7)
729
(328.0)
621
(273.4)
881
(382.2)
868
(373.2)
775
(329.7)
1,021
(425.9)
1,344
(549.6)
1,432
(576.2)
1,050
(416.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A37
(17.6)
21
(9.8)
43
(19.7)
33
(14.9)
29
(13.0)
26
(11.4)
29
(12.6)
18
(7.7)
15
(6.4)
26
(10.8)
10
(4.1)
18
(7.2)
16
(6.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)480.7479.9427.9420.5380.1311.8280.3297.0297.4298.6338.8363.8360.9312.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 760 registered sex offenders living in Reno, Nevada as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Reno is 323 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Reno, NV?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Reno:

362.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Reno:

376.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Reno:

385.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Reno:

333.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Reno:

280.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Reno:

271.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Reno:

270.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Reno:

259.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Reno:

279.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Reno:

358.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Reno:

379.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Reno:

387.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Reno:

391.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Reno:

403.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Reno:

204.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Reno:

178.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Reno:

212.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Reno:

225.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Reno:

293.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Reno:

291.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Reno:

289.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Reno:

261.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Reno:

282.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Reno:

305.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Reno:

278.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Reno:

311.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Reno:

358.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Reno:

402.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Reno:

398.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Reno:

484.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Reno:

483.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Reno:

232.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Reno:

262.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Reno:

210.4
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 386 (320 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Nevada average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 385 (318 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Nevada average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 375 (311 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Nevada average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 347 (295 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Nevada average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 355 (300 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Nevada average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 353 (297 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Nevada average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 355 (298 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Nevada average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 346 (288 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Nevada average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 392 (323 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Nevada average:

2.18

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 462 (369 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Nevada average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 455 (364 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Nevada average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 451 (361 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Nevada average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 455 (365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Nevada average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 441 (355 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Nevada average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 480 (344 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Nevada average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 441 (339 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Nevada average:

2.09

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Reno, NV
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 89431, 89433, 89501, 89502, 89503, 89509, 89512, 89519, 89521.