Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime228n/a (estimate)2,2702,5542,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.65.3
Rape3n/a29.952.140.4
Robbery2n/a19.949.6102.8
Assault18n/a179.2186.7248.5
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)229291386
Burglary23n/a229.0337.9468.9
Theft170n/a1,692.61,677.61,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a119.5247.8236.9
Property crime205n/a (estimate)2,0412,2632,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lexington, NE is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Lexington, NE. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Lexington, NE averages 11% lower than the rest of Nebraska while the rate of crime on a national scale is 20% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lexington, NE is 21% lower than the average rate of crime in Nebraska and 41% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 10% lower than the remainder of the state of Nebraska and 17% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lexington, NE area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cozad, NE3,9421309381,068
Elwood, NE7323422,6613,004
Eustis, NE4203662,8453,210
Overton, NE7143973,0903,488
Sumner, NE2864023,1253,527
Smithfield, NE364073,1683,575
Lexington, NE10,1892292,0412,270

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.22 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lexington, NE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Nebraska and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lexington, NE are 1.13 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.25 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lexington, NE are 1.27 times less than than Nebraska and 1.69 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lexington, NE are 1.11 times less than than Nebraska and 1.20 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lexington (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lexington, NE compared to other areas of Nebraska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lexington, NE safer than 31% when compared to other Nebraska cities, and 51% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Nebraska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lexington, NE. At this time, Lexington, NE sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lexington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lexington is 1 in 437
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lexington, NE? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lexington, NE you have a 1 in 437 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington, NE.

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

A good indicator of whether Lexington, NE is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lexington, NE has increased by 67%, while the property crime rate in Lexington, NE has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lexington, NE has decreased by 23% year over year.

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)202,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 20 Lexington police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.7% less than the Nebraska average and 40.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nebraska

StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
Nebraska4,949281222
There are a total of 4,949 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 281 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 27% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Diego Country Estates, CA10,1913782,1682,546
Valley Cottage, NY10,1852531,0401,292
Coral Hills, MD10,1965902,8543,444
Uniontown, PA10,2033232,9443,266
Peru, IL10,1721521,5881,740
Lexington, NE10,1892292,0412,270
Source: The Lexington, NE 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.