Reported Annual Crime In Lancaster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,775n/a (estimate)4,5653,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a10.34.84.9
Rape17n/a43.744.638.6
Robbery79n/a203.2116.3101.9
Assault90n/a231.5246.6237.8
Violent crime190n/a (estimate)489412373
Burglary373n/a959.3557.2491.4
Theft993n/a2,553.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft219n/a563.2245.7220.2
Property crime1,585n/a (estimate)4,0762,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lancaster, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lancaster, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Lancaster, TX is 41% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 60% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Lancaster, TX has 19% higher than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 31% higher than the national average. In property crime, Lancaster, TX is 44% higher than the average of Texas and is 64% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 60% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.51 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has increased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Lancaster (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lancaster, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Lancaster, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.41 times more than the Texas average and 1.60 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lancaster, TX is 1.19 times more than the Texas average and 1.31 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lancaster, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.44 times more than the Texas average and 1.64 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lancaster (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lancaster, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lancaster, TX safer than 17% when compared to other Texas cities, and 18% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lancaster, TX. At this time, Lancaster, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lancaster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lancaster is 1 in 205
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lancaster is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lancaster is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lancaster, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lancaster, TX you have a 1 in 205 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lancaster, TX.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lancaster, 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 Lancaster, TX has increased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Lancaster, TX has increased by 17%. The total crime rate in Lancaster, TX has increased by 17% year to year.

Lancaster police department

ItemLancasterTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.03.3
There are a total of 58 Lancaster police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.8% less than the Texas average and 52.8% 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
Oak Leaf, TX1,27980546626
Ovilla, TX3,460137740876
Combine, TX1,983122837959
Sunnyvale, TX5,4801349211,055
Midlothian, TX19,5901061,2731,379
Lancaster, TX37,7314894,0764,565

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Valley Stream, NY37,7643511,4821,833
The Acreage, FL37,7734222,5672,989
Montclair, CA37,6855684,4735,041
Lincoln Park, MI37,6485973,0303,627
Muskegon, MI37,8227234,1964,919
Lancaster, TX37,7314894,0764,565
Source: The Lancaster, 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.