Elko, NV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
599
Total Crimes
2,907.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
17.40%
Above National Average
12 out of 14
In Nevada
7,705 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Elko, NV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Elko is 2,907.6 per 100,000 people. That's 17.40% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 3.26% higher than the Nevada total crime rate of 2,815.9 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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Elko SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Elko
/ 100k People
Nevada
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 599 2,907.6 2,815.9 2,476.7
Murder 4 19.4 4.6 5.0
Robbery 14 68.0 106.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 33 160.2 312.3 250.2
Violent Crime 69 334.9 493.8 366.7
Burglary 117 567.9 503.5 340.5
Larceny 340 1,650.4 1,453.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 73 354.4 365.6 219.9
Property Crime 530 2,572.7 2,322.1 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Elko

69.0
Violent Crimes
334.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-8.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 298.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Elko each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Elko is 334.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -8.66% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -32.17% lower than the Nevada violent crime rate of 493.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Elko

530.0
Property Crimes
2,572.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
21.93%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Elko each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Elko is 2,572.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 21.93% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 10.79% higher than the Nevada property crime rate of 2,322.1 per 100,000 people.

Elko Crime Compared To Nevada Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Elko

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Carlin, NV 2,259 44 1,947.8 1,283.8 664.0
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