How safe is Las Vegas, NV?
Las Vegas' history of organized crime is legendary. The area once drew notorious mobsters and gangsters, and now it has a museum devoted to the infamous criminals who once walked the streets. Though gang activity is much less prevalent, Vegas has seen an uptick in violent crime over the past few years. Property crime is also common, particularly in tourist areas where pick-pockets roam.
Index Score: 5.4 /10
Las Vegas has a higher crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.