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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 26%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,115 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)351 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,764 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Lexington crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lexington are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lexington is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lexington has decreased by 10%

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The Lexington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lexington as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lexington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 285
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 33

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

      Lexington police department

      ItemLexingtonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Comer, GA1,2841361,0711,207
      Winterville, GA1,05001,2111,211
      Arnoldsville, GA3913482,7433,091
      Maxeys, GA3483672,8873,254
      Hull, GA2203993,1423,542
      Colbert, GA6334083,2103,618
      Athens, GA120,8134223,3233,746
      Lexington, GA2493512,7643,115

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graball, TN2497273,2914,017
      Low Moor, IA2493222,1812,503
      Butters, NC2495583,6804,238
      Buckman, MN2492792,5272,806
      Campbell Station, AR2497113,8054,516
      Lexington, GA2493512,7643,115
      Source: The Lexington, GA 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.