Reported Annual Crime In Lancaster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)2,5552,3962,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.74.9
Rape0n/a0.033.738.6
Robbery5n/a133.174.7101.9
Assault1n/a26.6105.5237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)160219373
Burglary28n/a745.3503.0491.4
Theft56n/a1,490.61,498.71,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a159.7175.9220.2
Property crime90n/a (estimate)2,3962,1782,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has decreased by 21%.

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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 627
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lancaster is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lancaster is 1 in 40

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

Lancaster police department

ItemLancasterKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)105,359556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.83.3
There are a total of 10 Lancaster police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.1% greater than the Kentucky average and 11.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Junction City, KY2,575000
Stanford, KY3,686109847957
Burgin, KY1,153949331,026
Brodhead, KY1,3411131,1201,232
Danville, KY16,4712161,8802,095
Lancaster, KY3,7791602,3962,555

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wilmer, TX3,779771,9802,057
Zelienople, PA3,780147843990
Mead, CO3,7813741,6111,985
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77778539618
Canterwood, WA3,77754660714
Lancaster, KY3,7791602,3962,555
Source: The Lancaster, KY 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.