Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)775 (estimate)1,7952,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.55.3
Rapen/an/an/a32.041.7
Robberyn/an/an/a71.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a252.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)155 (estimate)358383
Burglaryn/an/an/a249.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,078.01,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a109.9237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)621 (estimate)1,4372,362

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lexington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.12 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has increased by 54%.

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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 647
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 162
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 129

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

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6311,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 63 Lexington police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.6% less than the Massachusetts average and 39.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dover, MA2,45317297314
Cordaville, MA2,84770280350
Topsfield, MA3,435106363469
Wellesley, MA28,90941445486
Winchester, MA22,49139516555
Cochituate, MA6,940116467584
Reading, MA25,49031603634
Lexington, MA32,936155621775

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newark, DE32,9412851,9752,260
Foster City, CA32,9671241,0031,126
Socorro, TX32,9881438751,019
Ken Caryl, CO32,8833412,5022,843
Franklin Town, MA32,87327222249
Lexington, MA32,936155621775
Source: The Lexington, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.