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Crime Report for Omaha,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Omaha, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Omaha Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Omaha, has a violent crime rate of 606 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 416 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Omaha 606
NE 416
National 676

Omaha, is in the 98% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 83% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 98% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Omaha, or said another way, 2% of cities in have crime rates higher than Omaha.


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Crime Omaha NE Nation
Violent Crime Total 605.6 416.3 676
Murder / NNH 10.1 5.1 6.5
Forcible Rape 41.2 42.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 217.0 108.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 337.3 260.5 315
Property Crime Total 4297.9 3674.7 3726.9
Burglary 726.2 595.3 812.3
Larceny Theft 2948.5 2762.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 623.2 317.1 382.3
Arson 0.0 7.5 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Omaha, has a property crime rate of 4297.9 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3674.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Omaha 4297.9
NE 3674.7
National 3727



Omaha Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 95
National Percentile Rank - 80