Annual Crime In Lanett (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleLanett/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime580n/a (estimate)9,2873,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLanett/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape13n/a208.240.842.6
Robbery14n/a224.283.486.2
Assault61n/a976.8387.6246.8
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)1,409520381
Burglary96n/a1,537.2590.1376.0
Theft348n/a5,572.51,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft48n/a768.6268.3228.9
Property crime492n/a (estimate)7,8782,8172,200

Key findings

  • Lanett crime rates are 260% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lanett are 270% higher than the national average
  • In Lanett you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lanett is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lanett has decreased by 6%

Lanett crime map

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Compare Lanett, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lanett (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lanett on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lanett (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 2.78 times more than the state average and 3.60 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Lanett on a daily basis are 2.71 times more than than Alabama average and 3.70 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lanett are 2.80 times more than the daily state average and 3.58 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Lanett (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Lanett compared to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lanett ranks safer than 3% of every city located within Alabama along with 0% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Lanett, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lanett

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lanett is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lanett is 1 in 13
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lanett is 1 in 11
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lanett? In Lanett, AL you have a 1 in 71 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 13 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lanett.

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

      Determining whether Lanett is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Lanett violent crime rates have decreased by 13%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Lanett has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Lanett police department

      ItemLanettAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)279,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.13.3
      There are a total of 27 Lanett police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.2% greater than the Alabama average and 28.9% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huguley, AL2,2572401,3021,542
      La Fayette, AL2,9752821,5271,809
      Fredonia, AL3925132,7813,295
      Cusseta, AL1265833,1593,742
      Five Points, AL1806283,4034,032
      Opelika, AL29,0305453,9394,484
      LaGrange, GA30,5354254,6005,024
      Lanett, AL6,4541,4097,8789,287

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waveland, MS6,454475,1715,218
      Howland Center, OH6,4531981,5361,734
      Solvay, NY6,4554091,6812,089
      Macclenny, FL6,4514002,3712,771
      Belpre, OH6,450781,3751,453
      Lanett, AL6,4541,4097,8789,287
      Source: The Lanett, AL 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.