Elko, NV Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
538
Total Crimes
2,591.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
0.88%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Elko, NV?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Elko is 2,591.0 per 100,000 people. That's 0.88% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -13.03% lower than the Nevada total crime rate of 2,979.3 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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Elko SnackAbility

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

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 538 2,591.0 2,979.3 2,568.4
Murder 3 14.4 6.7 5.0
Robbery 17 81.9 127.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 57 274.5 330.4 246.8
Violent Crime 95 457.5 541.1 368.9
Burglary 113 544.2 584.7 376.0
Larceny 297 1,430.4 1,461.2 1,594.6
Car Theft 33 158.9 392.3 228.9
Property Crime 443 2,133.5 2,438.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Elko

95
Violent Crimes
457.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
24.02%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 218.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Elko each year. That compares to a 1 in 184.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Elko is 457.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 24.02% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -15.45% lower than the Nevada violent crime rate of 541.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Elko

443
Property Crimes
2,133.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-3.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Elko each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Elko is 2,133.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -3.00% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -12.50% lower than the Nevada property crime rate of 2,438.2 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 2,319 57 2,458.0 948.7 1,509.3
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