Hot Spot Alert! Las Vegas home and business break-ins by zip code

Las Vegas Metro Police were called to investigate around 1,230 burglary reports in November (not including automobile break-ins), which averages out to about 41 reports a day.

Metro Police Officer Laura Meltzer stated that “a burglary is defined as entering a structure with the intent to commit a crime.  It shouldn’t be confused with a robbery, which is theft directly from a person.”

Thanks to raw data provided by, below is a breakdown of where the most break-ins were reported during the month of November.



Metro received 83 reports of burglaries to structures in this area, which is bounded by U.S. 95, Washington Avenue, and Rancho Drive.


This is the most populated zip code on the list, and the area received 66 burglary reports.  It is bounded by Pecos Road, Owens Avenue, and Charleston Boulevard, stretching past Hollywood Boulevard on the east side.


60 burglaries were reported in this area which is bounded by Spring Mountain Road, Rainbow Boulevard, Tropicana Avenue, and Interstate 15.


Home to 58,794 residents, this area generated 52 reports and is generally bounded by Pecos Road, Owens Avenue, Nellis, and Interstate 15.


The zips code received reports of 52 burglaries.  This area includes a significant portion of the Las Vegas Strip and is bounded by Interstate 15, Tropicana Avenue, Koval Lane until Desert Inn Road, Maryland Parkway, and Sahara Avenue.