Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)1,7933,3522,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.34.9
Rape0n/a0.042.038.6
Robbery1n/a21.9104.8101.9
Assault2n/a43.7342.4237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)66497373
Burglary15n/a328.0559.0491.4
Theft58n/a1,268.32,015.81,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a131.2279.4220.2
Property crime79n/a (estimate)1,7282,8542,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lexington, MO. All reported Lexington, MO 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 Lexington, MO overall crime rate is 46% lower than in comparison to the Missouri average; and is also 37% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lexington, MO, the rate is 87% lower than compared to the Missouri average, and 82% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lexington, MO comes in at 39% lower than to the average seen in Missouri, and 31% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.91 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lexington, MO for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Missouri as well as those across America as a whole. The Lexington, MO total amount of daily offenses is 1.87 times less than the Missouri average and 1.59 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lexington, MO is 7.58 times less than the Missouri average, and it is 5.68 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lexington, MO has a daily crime figure that is 1.65 times less than the Missouri average and 1.44 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Lexington (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lexington, MO in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Missouri as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lexington, MO to other cities in the state and across the country, Lexington, MO is 70% safer than other cities of Missouri and 72% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Missouri cities and all around the United States, Lexington, MO has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lexington, MO crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lexington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lexington is 1 in 1525
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lexington, MO? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lexington, MO you have a 1 in 1525 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 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington, MO.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lexington, MO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lexington, MO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 72% in Lexington, MO, while property crimes in Lexington, MO have decreased by 9%. Crimes in total for Lexington, MO have decreased by 16% year over year.

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonMissouriNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1012,139556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.13.3
There are a total of 10 Lexington police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.6% less than the Missouri average and 35% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Missouri

StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
Missouri15,122264222
There are a total of 15,122 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 264 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 19% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fleming, MO111000
Corder, MO366000
Napoleon, MO257000
Orrick, MO703496248744
Camden, MO23701,0751,075
Lexington, MO4,676661,7281,793

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Galeville, NY4,6763671,5511,918
Harrisburg, SD4,6782351,1941,430
Lake San Marcos, CA4,6792621,6121,874
Highland Lakes, AL4,679123774896
Jonesboro, LA4,6805323,3063,839
Lexington, MO4,676661,7281,793
Source: The Lexington, MO 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.