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


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

Crime rate in Omaha, NE

The 2019 crime rate in Omaha, NE is 374 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Omaha crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 23 - an increase of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Omaha has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Omaha, NE is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Omaha:

374.0
Ralston:

180.5
La Vista:

97.4
Carter Lake:

345.8
Boys Town:

953.4
Papillion:

168.7
Council Bluffs:

512.6
Bellevue:

182.6
Bennington:

28.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Omaha by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
33
(7.9)
42
(9.7)
44
(10.1)
30
(6.8)
34
(7.3)
43
(10.4)
41
(9.8)
42
(9.9)
32
(7.3)
48
(10.6)
29
(6.5)
31
(6.9)
22
(4.7)
23
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
187
(44.9)
189
(43.8)
180
(41.2)
192
(43.3)
194
(41.8)
220
(53.3)
187
(44.7)
184
(43.3)
180
(41.1)
174
(38.5)
245
(54.9)
410
(91.2)
403
(85.9)
379
(80.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
848
(203.5)
818
(189.4)
949
(217.0)
892
(201.3)
723
(155.6)
696
(168.7)
815
(195.0)
718
(168.9)
723
(164.9)
655
(144.8)
610
(136.7)
625
(139.1)
456
(97.2)
519
(110.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,437
(344.8)
1,529
(354.1)
1,475
(337.3)
1,249
(281.9)
1,312
(282.4)
1,350
(327.2)
1,442
(345.0)
1,505
(354.1)
1,523
(347.3)
1,452
(321.1)
1,647
(369.1)
1,843
(410.1)
1,747
(372.2)
1,962
(417.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,172
(761.1)
3,345
(774.6)
3,175
(726.1)
3,228
(728.6)
3,046
(655.6)
3,321
(804.9)
3,311
(792.2)
3,509
(825.5)
2,997
(683.5)
2,160
(477.6)
2,111
(473.1)
2,088
(464.6)
1,848
(393.7)
1,684
(357.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15,172
(3,640)
13,876
(3,213)
12,892
(2,949)
12,938
(2,920)
12,091
(2,602)
12,793
(3,101)
13,120
(3,139)
12,519
(2,945)
12,910
(2,944)
11,558
(2,556)
11,571
(2,593)
11,849
(2,637)
11,343
(2,417)
12,307
(2,616)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,443
(826.1)
3,436
(795.7)
2,725
(623.2)
2,125
(479.6)
2,197
(472.9)
2,650
(642.3)
2,747
(657.2)
3,080
(724.6)
3,146
(717.5)
2,543
(562.3)
3,125
(700.4)
3,500
(778.8)
3,123
(665.4)
3,153
(670.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A131
(29.6)
119
(25.6)
91
(22.1)
73
(17.5)
83
(19.5)
37
(8.4)
81
(17.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index446.7428.5404.3371.2339.0411.3416.5409.4389.4340.3364.7410.8359.1374.0

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 1,300 registered sex offenders living in Omaha, Nebraska as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Omaha is 344 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Omaha:

354.0
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Omaha:

329.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Omaha:

379.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Omaha:

320.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Omaha:

292.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Omaha:

311.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Omaha:

324.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Omaha:

334.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Omaha:

322.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Omaha:

275.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Omaha:

298.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Omaha:

338.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Omaha:

335.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Omaha:

334.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Omaha:

317.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Omaha:

298.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Omaha:

308.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Omaha:

332.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Omaha:

302.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Omaha:

299.4
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Omaha:

341.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Omaha:

329.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Omaha:

307.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Omaha:

391.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Omaha:

421.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Omaha:

414.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Omaha:

412.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Omaha:

332.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Omaha:

363.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Omaha:

386.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Omaha:

435.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Omaha:

458.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Omaha:

475.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Omaha:

421.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Omaha:

457.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Omaha:

475.6
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 2019, including police officers: 1,020 (868 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Nebraska average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,016 (879 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Nebraska average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 963 (814 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Nebraska average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 926 (798 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Nebraska average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 963 (826 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Nebraska average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 928 (793 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Nebraska average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 901 (767 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Nebraska average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 943 (795 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Nebraska average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 924 (778 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Nebraska average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 918 (789 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Nebraska average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 913 (769 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Nebraska average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 893 (748 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Nebraska average:

1.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 920 (755 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Nebraska average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 946 (774 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Nebraska average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 954 (775 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Nebraska average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 922 (751 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Nebraska average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 888 (719 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Nebraska average:

2.00

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Omaha, NE
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 68022, 68102, 68104, 68105, 68106, 68107, 68108, 68110, 68111, 68112, 68114, 68116, 68117, 68118, 68122, 68124, 68127, 68130, 68131, 68132, 68134, 68135, 68137, 68142, 68144, 68152, 68154, 68164, 68178.