Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime317n/a (estimate)4,0343,4872,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.35.3
Rape2n/a25.440.840.4
Robbery6n/a76.3117.5102.8
Assault51n/a648.9467.3248.5
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)751633386
Burglary33n/a419.9606.1468.9
Theft207n/a2,633.92,020.71,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a229.0227.3236.9
Property crime258n/a (estimate)3,2832,8542,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lexington, TN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lexington, TN 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 Lexington, TN crime rates are 16% higher than in comparison to the Tennessee mean and are 42% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lexington, TN has a rate that is 19% higher than the Tennessee average; compared to the United States, it is 94% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lexington, TN is 15% higher than its state's mean, and 34% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clarksburg, TN4750265265
Scotts Hill, TN9252031,0151,218
Henderson, TN6,4293791,4101,789
Parker's Crossroads, TN3277403,3374,077
Chesterfield, TN3788303,7414,570
Sardis, TN3858553,8554,710
Darden, TN4809084,0935,001
Lexington, TN7,7717513,2834,034

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.05 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lexington, TN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national scale. In Lexington, TN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.16 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.42 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lexington, TN is 1.19 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.94 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lexington, TN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.15 times more than the Tennessee average and 1.34 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lexington (higher is better)

How safe is Lexington, TN compared to other cities in Tennessee and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lexington, TN is safer than 18% of the cities in Tennessee and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Tennessee and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lexington, TN. Overall, Lexington, TN is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lexington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lexington is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lexington, TN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lexington, TN you have a 1 in 134 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington, TN.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lexington, TN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lexington, TN 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 increased by 12% in Lexington, TN, while property crimes in Lexington, TN have decreased by 6%. Crimes in total for Lexington, TN have decreased by 3% year over year.

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3211,551556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.63.3
There are a total of 32 Lexington police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% greater than the Tennessee average and 26.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
Tennessee20,539344222
There are a total of 20,539 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 55% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bryans Road, MD7,7724652,2482,712
Mount Joy, PA7,7743661,3411,706
Highlands, TX7,7754562,9023,359
Bernardsville, NJ7,76626782807
Sutherlin, OR7,7761892,2572,446
Lexington, TN7,7717513,2834,034
Source: The Lexington, TN 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.