How safe is Reno, NV?

The violent and property crime rates are higher than national numbers. However, the region's popularity among visitors means that local police are invested in maintaining a secure atmosphere.

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Reno has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Reno, NV

514.7

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Reno
Santa Rosa, CA

400.0

Higher than average crime
Lexington-Fayette, KY

273.0

Lower than average crime
Lafayette, LA

439.0

Higher than average crime
Reno, NV

2549.7

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Reno
Santa Rosa, CA

1500.0

Lower than average crime
Lexington-Fayette, KY

2377.0

Higher than average crime
Lafayette, LA

1188.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.