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Crime rate in North Platte, Nebraska (NE): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in North Platte, NE compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in North Platte, NE

The 2019 crime rate in North Platte, NE is 292 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 83.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 North Platte crime rate fell by 9% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years North Platte has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous North Platte, NE is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
North Platte:

292.0
Gothenburg:

61.2
Cozad:

46.6
Ogallala:

178.5
Lexington:

160.1
Broken Bow:

82.1
Imperial:

7.7
McCook:

184.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in North Platte by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(81.9)
15
(60.1)
19
(76.6)
8
(32.7)
15
(61.9)
14
(58.1)
8
(33.7)
23
(97.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(12.3)
7
(28.1)
7
(28.2)
5
(20.4)
6
(24.8)
4
(16.6)
11
(46.3)
4
(16.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(131.0)
36
(144.3)
39
(157.2)
69
(281.7)
39
(161.0)
64
(265.6)
77
(323.9)
62
(261.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
162
(663.1)
122
(488.9)
121
(487.8)
174
(710.5)
135
(557.1)
142
(589.4)
193
(811.8)
106
(447.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
918
(3,758)
884
(3,543)
953
(3,842)
821
(3,352)
781
(3,223)
680
(2,823)
742
(3,121)
643
(2,713)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(208.8)
48
(192.4)
44
(177.4)
26
(106.2)
53
(218.7)
41
(170.2)
71
(298.6)
51
(215.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(40.9)
11
(44.1)
9
(36.3)
5
(20.4)
11
(45.4)
8
(33.2)
4
(16.8)
12
(50.6)
City-Data.com crime index308.8300.7303.2280.9274.6272.4319.6292.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 99 registered sex offenders living in North Platte, Nebraska as of August 15, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Platte is 249 to 1.


When are crimes committed in North Platte, NE?

Violent crime rate in 2019
North Platte:

236.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
North Platte:

227.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
North Platte:

199.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
North Platte:

154.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
North Platte:

183.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
North Platte:

169.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
North Platte:

170.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
North Platte:

153.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2005
North Platte:

240.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
North Platte:

158.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2019
North Platte:

257.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
North Platte:

363.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2016
North Platte:

284.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
North Platte:

305.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
North Platte:

325.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
North Platte:

316.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
North Platte:

303.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
North Platte:

351.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2005
North Platte:

504.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
North Platte:

390.6
U.S. Average:

327.4
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 2019, including police officers: 65 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Nebraska average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 65 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Nebraska average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 65 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Nebraska average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 65 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Nebraska average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 63 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Nebraska average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 66 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Nebraska average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 64 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Nebraska average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Nebraska average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 62 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Nebraska average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 66 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Nebraska average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 67 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Nebraska average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 67 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Nebraska average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 67 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Nebraska average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 65 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Nebraska average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 66 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Nebraska average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 65 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Nebraska average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 67 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Nebraska average:

2.00

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in North Platte, NE
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 69101.