Reported Annual Crime In Lancaster

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime67n/a (estimate)1,7332,1752,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLancaster/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape0n/a0.038.242.6
Robbery1n/a25.955.086.2
Assault7n/a181.1113.2246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)207212381
Burglary20n/a517.3384.7376.0
Theft34n/a879.51,348.21,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a129.3229.6228.9
Property crime59n/a (estimate)1,5261,9632,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.75 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has decreased by 19%.

Compare Lancaster, KY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lancaster (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Lancaster (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lancaster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lancaster is 1 in 484
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lancaster is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lancaster is 1 in 58

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

Lancaster police department

ItemLancasterKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)105,359558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.83.3
There are a total of 10 Lancaster police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.1% greater than the Kentucky average and 10.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222
There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Junction City, KY2,34943261304
Brodhead, KY1,4220339339
Burgin, KY1,26690836926
Stanford, KY3,677559951,051
Harrodsburg, KY8,409361,1431,179
Danville, KY16,6452021,6841,887
High Bridge, KY2642071,9122,119
Lancaster, KY3,8312071,5261,733

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Herculaneum, MO3,8313691,6722,041
Gouverneur, NY3,8312581,0611,319
Hugoton, KS3,83152236288
Bishop, CA3,8321,0956,1977,292
Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
Lancaster, KY3,8312071,5261,733
Source: The Lancaster, KY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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