Scottsbluff, NE Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
486
Total Crimes
3,063.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.71%
Above National Average
56 out of 61
In Nebraska
7,886 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Scottsbluff, NE?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Scottsbluff is 3,063.9 per 100,000 people. That's 23.71% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 30.92% higher than the Nebraska total crime rate of 2,340.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Scottsbluff SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
10

How Does Scottsbluff Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Scottsbluff
/ 100k People
Nebraska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 486 3,063.9 2,340.3 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 5.0
Robbery 4 25.2 40.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 36 227.0 192.9 250.2
Violent Crime 53 334.1 300.9 366.7
Burglary 55 346.7 245.3 340.5
Larceny 359 2,263.3 1,536.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 119.8 257.7 219.9
Property Crime 433 2,729.8 2,039.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Scottsbluff

53.0
Violent Crimes
334.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-8.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 299.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Scottsbluff each year. That compares to a 1 in 332.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Scottsbluff is 334.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -8.88% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 11.04% higher than the Nebraska violent crime rate of 300.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Scottsbluff

433.0
Property Crimes
2,729.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
29.38%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Scottsbluff each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Scottsbluff is 2,729.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 29.38% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 33.86% higher than the Nebraska property crime rate of 2,039.3 per 100,000 people.

Scottsbluff Crime Compared To Nebraska Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Nebraska.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Scottsbluff

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gering, NE 8,189 104 1,270.0 1,160.1 109.9
Alliance, NE 8,122 139 1,711.4 1,600.6 110.8
Torrington, WY 6,709 61 909.2 715.5 193.8
Kimball, NE 2,342 13 555.1 384.3 170.8
Mitchell, NE 1,654 6 362.8 241.8 120.9
Bayard, NE 1,130 7 619.5 442.5 177.0
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