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Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,507 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.2102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a149.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)138 (estimate)281386
Burglaryn/an/an/a781.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,369 (estimate)2,7682,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.13 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has decreased by 9%.

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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 723
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 67

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

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)104,806558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tchula, MS1,8331561,5391,694
Goodman, MS1,3401571,5541,711
Durant, MS2,8511601,5861,746
Cruger, MS3764214,1584,578
Lexington, MS2,1331381,3691,507

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ely, IA2,13380572652
Bath, MI2,133161672833
Mount Pleasant, NC2,1331349841,118
Cave Junction, OR2,1331531,7061,859
Sag Harbor, NY2,13259243301
Lexington, MS2,1331381,3691,507
Source: The Lexington, MS 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.