Reported Annual Crime In Lancaster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,843 (estimate)3,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a45.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a57.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a274.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)475 (estimate)380386
Burglaryn/an/an/a494.1468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,368 (estimate)2,6962,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Nortonville, KS5660817817
Troy, KS1,0371661,1801,347
Horton, KS1,7511172,6882,805
Bendena, KS654022,8553,257
Atchison, KS10,9203573,5763,933
Denton, KS1794873,4583,945
Lewis and Clark Village, MO1236443,4734,117
Lancaster, KS3224753,3683,843

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.53 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Lancaster (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lancaster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lancaster is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lancaster is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lancaster is 1 in 27

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

Lancaster police department

ItemLancasterKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ridgeway, IA3223412,4432,783
Steward, IL3225682,6713,239
Mardela Springs, MD3226673,2293,897
Cairo, MO3227784,1944,972
Vandalia, MI3227042,9303,635
Lancaster, KS3224753,3683,843
Source: The Lancaster, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.