10 Most Dangerous Cities in Nevada in 2021

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Quick overview of the population in Nevada: Nevada's population was estimated to be 3,080,156 on July 1, 2019, up 45,764 inhabitants (1.51 percent) from the 2018 US Census estimate and 379,605 inhabitants (14.06 percent) from the 2010 US Census, according to the US Census Bureau. Between 2017 and 2018, the population of Nevada grew at the fastest rate. According to the 2010 Census, 6.9% of the state's population was under the age of five, 24.6 percent was under the age of eighteen, and 12.0 percent was 65 or older. Females accounted for around 49.5 percent of the population.

Covid changed many things in the last year, making many things even more difficult for people all over Nevada. In addition to that, there is also a solid level of crimes happening that makes Nevada not always 100% safe. Unless you live in Nevada's safest city Boulder City, you might have a reason to be careful.

Every state has super safe spots and also some cities that are very dangerous. Here in this article, we focus on the ten most dangerous cities.

The data for this research is from the latest FBI crime report published on their website publicly.

Before we get into more detail on every city, here is already a short overview of all of the 10 most dangerous cities in Nevada for 2021 (Source: Roadsnacks):

  • 1) Las Vegas
  • 2) North Las Vegas
  • 3) Reno
  • 4) Elko
  • 5) Sparks
  • 6) Carlin
  • 7) Winnemucca
  • 8) Henderson
  • 9) Yerington
  • 10) Mesquite

So let's look on all of them in way more detail:

Place #1: Las Vegas

Population: 1,666,803

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 531 (Fourth most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,771 (Most dangerous)

Place #2: North Las Vegas

Population: 249,854

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 863 (Most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,035 (Sixth most dangerous)

Place #3: Reno

Population: 254,349

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 557 (Third most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,101 (Fifth most dangerous)

Place #4: Elko

Population: 20,601

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 334 (Sixth most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,572 (Third most dangerous)

Place #5: Sparks

Population: 106,010

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 424 (Fifth most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,288 (Fourth most dangerous)

Place #6: Carlin

Population: 2,259

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 664 (Second most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 1,283 (Eighth most dangerous)

Place #7: Winnemucca

Population: 7,800

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 102 (11th most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 2,615 (Second most dangerous)

Place #8: Henderson

Population: 317,732

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 170 (Eighth most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 1,748 (Seventh most dangerous)

Place #9: Yerington

Population: 3,185

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 188 (Seventh most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 156 (11th most dangerous)

Place #10: Mesquite

Population: 19,612

Violent Crimes Per 100k: 132 (Ninth most dangerous)

Property Crimes Per 100k: 1,142 (Ninth most dangerous)

Thank you for taking time to read this article about the "10 Most Dangerous Cities In Nevada in 2021". I hope these numbers have been helpful for you and I now would love to learn form you what you think about the above mentioned cities. Do you agree with the FBI's ranking or do you miss any kind of city here. Also if you lived in one or more of those cities, please share your own experience with us in the comment. I love to read from you.




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