The county of Humboldt had 289 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 498.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 32.51% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 15 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Humboldt also processed 69 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Washoe and Elko, Humboldt is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Humboldt is burglary totaling 37, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Humboldt County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Humboldt tallied 15 violent crimes and 69 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Humboldt is lower by 32.51% than the national average.