Reported Annual Crime In Lamesa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamesa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime454n/a (estimate)4,8083,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamesa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a10.64.84.9
Rape9n/a95.344.638.6
Robbery4n/a42.4116.3101.9
Assault32n/a338.9246.6237.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)487412373
Burglary112n/a1,186.1557.2491.4
Theft273n/a2,891.02,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a243.6245.7220.2
Property crime408n/a (estimate)4,3212,8312,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lamesa, TX. All reported Lamesa, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Lamesa, TX overall crime rate is 48% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 68% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lamesa, TX, the rate is 18% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 31% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lamesa, TX comes in at 53% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 74% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lamesa is 68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.17 daily crimes that occur in Lamesa.
  • Lamesa is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lamesa you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lamesa has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Lamesa (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lamesa, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Lamesa, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.48 times more than the Texas average and 1.68 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lamesa, TX is 1.18 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.31 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lamesa, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.53 times more than the Texas average and 1.74 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Lamesa (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lamesa, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lamesa, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Lamesa, TX is 15% safer than other cities of Texas and 17% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Lamesa, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lamesa, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamesa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamesa is 1 in 206
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamesa is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamesa is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Lamesa, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Lamesa, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 206. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Lamesa, TX is 1 in 21.

Year Over Year Crime In Lamesa (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Lamesa, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Lamesa, TX has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Lamesa, TX has increased by 8%. The total crime rate in Lamesa, TX has increased by 5% year to year.

Lamesa police department

ItemLamesaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 22 Lamesa police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Texas average and 29.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Welch, TX1786254,2974,922
Ackerly, TX1226274,3074,934
Lamesa, TX9,3654874,3214,808

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North College Hill, OH9,3663102,8973,207
Winfield, IL9,36831279310
Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,3686727,4568,128
Dunn Loring, VA9,36069655724
Waseca, MN9,3701191,8081,927
Lamesa, TX9,3654874,3214,808
Source: The Lamesa, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.