Mesquite, NV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
250
Total Crimes
1,274.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-48.53%
Below National Average
3 out of 14
In Nevada
4,235 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Mesquite, NV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mesquite is 1,274.7 per 100,000 people. That's -48.53% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -54.73% lower 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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Mesquite SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Mesquite
/ 100k People
Nevada
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 250 1,274.7 2,815.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 2 10.2 106.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 20.4 312.3 250.2
Violent Crime 26 132.6 493.8 366.7
Burglary 47 239.6 503.5 340.5
Larceny 158 805.6 1,453.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 19 96.9 365.6 219.9
Property Crime 224 1,142.2 2,322.1 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Mesquite

26.0
Violent Crimes
132.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-63.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 754.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mesquite each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mesquite is 132.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.85% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -73.15% lower than the Nevada violent crime rate of 493.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mesquite

224.0
Property Crimes
1,142.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-45.87%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 87.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mesquite each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mesquite is 1,142.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -45.87% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -50.81% lower than the Nevada property crime rate of 2,322.1 per 100,000 people.

Mesquite 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 Mesquite

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
St. George, UT 89,160 1,578 1,769.9 1,566.8 203.0
Washington, UT 29,047 461 1,587.1 1,487.2 99.8
Hurricane, UT 18,850 303 1,607.4 1,416.4 191.0
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