Ralston, NE Criminal and Public Records

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About Ralston

Ralston is located in Douglas County, with a population of 5,994. This makes it the 22nd most populous city in Nebraska. It has an average income of $53,810.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 6 reported major violent crimes (0.000791 per person) and 161 reported major property crimes in Ralston (0.021237 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Ralston.

Crime Rates Compared to Nebraska

When it comes to major violent crimes, Ralston has 0.000791 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002749 violent crimes per person statewide.

Ralston has 0.021237 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.022411 per person statewide.


Ralston Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 22nd
  • Violent Crimes: 23rd (42nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 15th (35th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 23rd (49th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 10th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 21st (21st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 21st (30th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 23rd (21st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 12th (7th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 3,829th
  • Violent Crimes: 627th (4,002nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,162nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 484th (3,709th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 340th (1,623rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,621st (3,629th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 708th (3,805th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,420th (3,434th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 499th (1,274th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Douglas County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 5,994
  • Households: 2,602
  • Median Income: $53,810
  • Land Area: 1.649 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.002 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Ralston, NE Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 6 2
Agg. Assault 4 2
Robbery 10 2
Burglary 28 20
Vehicle Thefts 17 17
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Ralston, NE in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 2
Robbery 2

Property Crimes in Ralston, NE in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 20
Larceny 124
Motor Vehicle Theft 17
Arson 0

Larceny in Ralston, NE

Year Larceny
2007 120
2008 134
2009 114
2010 115
2011 120
2012 141
2013 160
2014 158
2015 124

Robbery in Ralston, NE

Year Robbery
2007 1
2008 1
2009 7
2010 2
2011 2
2012 3
2013 2
2014 10
2015 2

Nebraska Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Ralston is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 5275 5212
Murder 54 62
Rape 1482 1525
Agg. Assault 3316 3283
Robbery 1043 994
Property Crimes 47479 42495
Burglary 7950 6422
Larceny 35074 32072
Vehicle Thefts 4455 4001
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Ralston compares to the rest of Nebraska or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Ralston is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Nebraska or nationwide.


Larceny in the state of Nebraska

Year Larceny
2006 44585
2007 41855
2008 38375
2009 37432
2010 36881
2011 37909
2012 38236
2013 35655
2014 35074
2015 32072

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