Reported Annual Crime In Lincoln

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,058n/a (estimate)3,6362,5162,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.43.34.9
Rape193n/a69.846.038.6
Robbery214n/a77.452.4101.9
Assault617n/a223.1173.1237.8
Violent crime1,025n/a (estimate)371275373
Burglary1,328n/a480.1338.7491.4
Theft7,344n/a2,655.21,691.41,775.4
Vehicle theft361n/a130.5211.0220.2
Property crime9,033n/a (estimate)3,2662,2412,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lincoln, NE. All reported Lincoln, NE 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 Lincoln, NE overall crime rate is 45% higher than in comparison to the Nebraska average; and is also 27% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lincoln, NE, the rate is 35% higher than compared to the Nebraska average, and 1% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lincoln, NE comes in at 46% higher than to the average seen in Nebraska, and 31% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lincoln is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.96 daily crimes that occur in Lincoln.
  • Lincoln is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lincoln you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lincoln has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Lincoln (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lincoln, NE per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Nebraska and on a national scale. In Lincoln, NE the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.45 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.27 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lincoln, NE is 1.35 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.01 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lincoln, NE has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than the Nebraska average and 1.31 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lincoln (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lincoln, NE compared to other areas of Nebraska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lincoln, NE safer than 8% when compared to other Nebraska cities, and 27% 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 Lincoln, NE. At this time, Lincoln, NE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincoln

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincoln is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincoln is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincoln is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lincoln, NE? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lincoln, NE, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 270. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 31 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lincoln, NE is 1 in 28.

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

The year over year crime rate for Lincoln, NE is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Lincoln, NE 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 10% in Lincoln, NE, while property crimes in Lincoln, NE have decreased by 2%. Crimes in total for Lincoln, NE have decreased by 1% year over year.

Lincoln police department

ItemLincolnNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4142,523556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 414 Lincoln police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.1% less than the Nebraska average and 52% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hickman, NE1,85094768862
Waverly, NE3,52899807906
Woodland Hills, NE1411119051,016
Walton, NE3741119051,016
Yankee Hill, NE2701119051,016
Lincoln, NE265,8113713,2663,636

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Henderson, NV266,2451681,8932,062
Plano, TX271,1661531,7991,952
Buffalo, NY259,9591,1194,3305,449
Jersey City, NJ255,8615221,5952,116
Fort Wayne, IN255,7843793,0583,437
Lincoln, NE265,8113713,2663,636
Source: The Lincoln, NE 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.