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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 68%
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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 peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)806 (estimate)1,9852,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a97.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a278.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)173 (estimate)426388
Burglaryn/an/an/a246.4314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)633 (estimate)1,5591,958

Key findings

  • Lexington crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lexington are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lexington is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lexington has decreased by 12%

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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 579
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 125

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

      Lexington police department

      ItemLexingtonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hudson, IL1,7040330330
      Chenoa, IL1,84064350414
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
      Gridley, IL1,426179655834
      Bloomington, IL78,3684951,4031,899
      Normal, IL54,5342761,7011,978
      Lexington, IL2,107173633806

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Athens, IL2,106106531637
      Somonauk, IL2,1060107107
      New Eagle, PA2,1062058631,068
      Fredonia, WI2,108108496604
      Boulevard Gardens, FL2,1052019261,127
      Lexington, IL2,107173633806
      Source: The Lexington, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.