Sparks, NV Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,876
Total Crimes
2,713.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
9.54%
Above National Average
8 out of 14
In Nevada
7,430 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Sparks, NV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sparks is 2,713.0 per 100,000 people. That's 9.54% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -3.66% 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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Sparks SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sparks
/ 100k People
Nevada
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,876 2,713.0 2,815.9 2,476.7
Murder 1 0.9 4.6 5.0
Robbery 76 71.7 106.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 297 280.2 312.3 250.2
Violent Crime 450 424.5 493.8 366.7
Burglary 513 483.9 503.5 340.5
Larceny 1,537 1,449.9 1,453.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 376 354.7 365.6 219.9
Property Crime 2,426 2,288.5 2,322.1 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sparks

450.0
Violent Crimes
424.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
15.76%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 235.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sparks each year. That compares to a 1 in 202.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sparks is 424.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 15.76% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -14.04% lower than the Nevada violent crime rate of 493.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sparks

2,426.0
Property Crimes
2,288.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
8.46%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 43.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sparks each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sparks is 2,288.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 8.46% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.45% lower than the Nevada property crime rate of 2,322.1 per 100,000 people.

Sparks 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 Sparks

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Reno, NV 254,349 6,763 2,658.9 2,101.1 557.9
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