The county of Nevada had 2,426 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 801.15 per 100,000 residents. This is 8.41% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 174 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Nevada also processed 620 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alameda and Butte, Nevada is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Nevada is larceny/theft totaling 304, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Nevada County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Nevada tallied 174 violent crimes and 620 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Nevada is higher by 8.41% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Nevada are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.
Most of the felonies committed in Nevada, 78.2%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 21.8% is committed by females.