Reported Annual Crime In Lancaster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)2,0742,2392,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.05.3
Rape3n/a79.834.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.081.4102.8
Assault10n/a266.0186.3248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)346306386
Burglary2n/a53.2336.1468.9
Theft55n/a1,462.81,424.81,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a212.8172.3236.9
Property crime65n/a (estimate)1,7291,9332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lancaster, WI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lancaster, WI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lancaster, WI crime rates are 7% lower than in comparison to the Wisconsin mean and are 27% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lancaster, WI has a rate that is 13% higher than the Wisconsin average; compared to the United States, it is 10% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lancaster, WI is 11% lower than its state's mean, and 29% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fennimore, WI2,41680604684
Balltown, IA592551,8272,082
Platteville, WI11,4802022,0302,232
Potosi, WI6873682,3252,693
Montfort, WI7103702,3402,710
North Buena Vista, IA1093382,4252,764
Tennyson, WI3453782,3872,765
Lancaster, WI3,8303461,7292,074

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.68 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Lancaster (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lancaster, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lancaster, WI are 1.08 times less than the Wisconsin average and 1.37 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lancaster, WI are 1.13 times more than than Wisconsin and 1.12 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lancaster, WI are 1.12 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.42 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lancaster (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lancaster, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lancaster, WI being safer than 17% of cities in Wisconsin and 39% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lancaster, WI. In conclusion, Lancaster, WI now ranks below average in comparison to all 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 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lancaster is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lancaster is 1 in 49
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Lancaster, WI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Lancaster, WI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 290. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 58 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 Lancaster, WI is 1 in 49.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lancaster, WI 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, WI has increased by 160% and the rate of property crime in Lancaster, WI has not changed. The total crime rate in Lancaster, WI has increased by 12% year to year.

Lancaster police department

ItemLancasterWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)79,355556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 7 Lancaster police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.4% less than the Wisconsin average and 44.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sneads Ferry, NC3,8302041,5001,704
Whitesboro, TX3,8291538651,018
Coquille, OR3,8311301,9702,100
Alvarado, TX3,8322462,8833,130
Goshen, CA3,8323391,9452,284
Lancaster, WI3,8303461,7292,074
Source: The Lancaster, WI 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.