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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 53%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,838 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)616 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,223 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Lexington crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lexington are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lexington is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lexington has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lexington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lexington is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 27

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

      Lexington police department

      ItemLexingtonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Lexington police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.3% less than the Alabama average and 16.7% less 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
      Minor Hill, TN610000
      St. Joseph, TN867123737860
      Loretto, TN2,105391503894
      St. Florian, AL4293221,6842,006
      Killen, AL1,1291032,0642,167
      Rogersville, AL1,1616532,4473,100
      Anderson, AL2595753,0073,582
      Lexington, AL6836163,2233,838

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Emily, MN6832081,8342,042
      Lenkerville, PA6834221,9352,357
      Hanover, IL6835782,6203,198
      Naches, WA6834103,7374,147
      Wayne, OK6835893,8774,465
      Lexington, AL6836163,2233,838
      Source: The Lexington, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.