Reported Annual Crime In Lubbock

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLubbock/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14,769n/a (estimate)5,9733,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLubbock/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder16n/a6.54.84.9
Rape187n/a75.644.638.6
Robbery442n/a178.8116.3101.9
Assault1,746n/a706.1246.6237.8
Violent crime2,391n/a (estimate)967412373
Burglary2,629n/a1,063.2557.2491.4
Theft8,800n/a3,558.92,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft949n/a383.8245.7220.2
Property crime12,378n/a (estimate)5,0062,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lubbock, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lubbock, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Lubbock, TX is 84% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 109% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Lubbock, TX has 135% higher than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 160% higher than the national average. In property crime, Lubbock, TX is 77% higher than the average of Texas and is 101% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lubbock is 109% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.36 daily crimes that occur in Lubbock.
  • Lubbock is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lubbock you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lubbock has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Lubbock (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lubbock, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Lubbock, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.84 times more than the Texas average and 2.09 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Lubbock, TX is 2.35 times more than the Texas average and 2.60 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Lubbock, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.77 times more than the Texas average and 2.01 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Lubbock (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lubbock, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lubbock, TX safer than 1% when compared to other Texas cities, and 3% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lubbock, TX. At this time, Lubbock, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lubbock

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lubbock is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lubbock is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lubbock is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lubbock, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lubbock, TX, you have a 1 in 104 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lubbock, TX is 1 in 17.

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

A good indicator of whether Lubbock, TX 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 Lubbock, TX has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Lubbock, TX has increased by 14% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lubbock, TX has increased by 14% year over year.

Lubbock police department

ItemLubbockTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55646,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 556 Lubbock police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22% less than the Texas average and 28.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ransom Canyon, TX1,41158397455
Idalou, TX2,3691281,0701,199
Wolfforth, TX3,8911421,1391,281
Shallowater, TX2,51401,8841,884
Slaton, TX6,1003631,5691,933
Lubbock, TX236,8689675,0065,973

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winston-Salem, NC234,4694973,9394,436
Madison, WI239,8483582,7763,134
Durham, NC240,1078474,1164,963
Hialeah, FL232,3113222,3412,663
Garland, TX232,3052983,1533,451
Lubbock, TX236,8689675,0065,973
Source: The Lubbock, TX 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.