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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 64%
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, 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 peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)914 (estimate)2,2532,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a254.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)165 (estimate)407379
Burglaryn/an/an/a271.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)749 (estimate)1,8472,110

Key findings

  • Lexington crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lexington are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lexington is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lexington has increased by 835%

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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 606
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 134
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 110

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hudson, IL1,7040330330
      Chenoa, IL1,84064350414
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Colfax, IL1,08198688787
      Gridley, IL1,426171775946
      Bloomington, IL78,3684951,4031,899
      Normal, IL54,5342761,7011,978
      Lexington, IL2,107165749914

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Athens, IL2,106106531637
      Somonauk, IL2,1060107107
      New Eagle, PA2,106161737897
      Fredonia, WI2,10898491589
      Knightstown, IN2,1051881,0011,190
      Lexington, IL2,107165749914
      Source: The Lexington, IL 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.