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Washoe County, NV | Crime Rates

Washoe is a county located in NV, and has a population of 106,815. This region is policed by WASHOE COUNTY.

Washoe County has an overall crime rate of 1,502 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Washoe County is 1 in 67 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Washoe County for the previous 2 years was 1,952 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Washoe County has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Washoe USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,502 4,506
Murder Rate 3.1 6
Robbery Rate 9 148
Rape Rate 7 30
Assault Rate 609 644
Burglary Rate 312 726
Forced Entry Rate 139 417
Larceny Rate 503 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 60 362

Policing Statistics

Washoe USA
Overall Clearance 45% 28%
Homicide Clearance 65% 56%
Assault Clearance 86% 52%
Rape Clearance 57% 38%
Robbery Clearance 11% 23%
Burglary Clearance 19% 12%
Larceny Clearance 14% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 20% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Washoe County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Washoe County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Nevada see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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