Reported Annual Crime In Lexington

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)1,5112,3652,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleNebraska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.0
Rape4n/a40.063.942.6
Robbery1n/a10.039.286.2
Assault5n/a50.0179.4246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)100285381
Burglary11n/a110.0271.9376.0
Theft122n/a1,220.51,555.31,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a80.0252.6228.9
Property crime141n/a (estimate)1,4112,0802,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lexington, NE is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Lexington, NE. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Lexington, NE averages 36% lower than the rest of Nebraska while the rate of crime on a national scale is 41% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lexington, NE is 65% lower than the average rate of crime in Nebraska and 74% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 32% lower than the remainder of the state of Nebraska and 36% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lexington, NE area.

Lexington crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.14 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 25% 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 33%.

Compare Lexington, NE Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lexington, NE is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Nebraska and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lexington, NE are 1.57 times less than the Nebraska average and 1.71 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lexington, NE are 2.85 times less than than Nebraska and 3.80 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lexington, NE are 1.47 times less than than Nebraska and 1.56 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lexington (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lexington, NE compared to other areas of Nebraska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lexington, NE safer than 8% when compared to other Nebraska cities, and 25% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Nebraska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lexington, NE. At this time, Lexington, NE sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lexington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lexington is 1 in 1000
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 67
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lexington, NE? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lexington, NE you have a 1 in 1000 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington, NE.

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

A good indicator of whether Lexington, NE is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Lexington, NE has decreased by 56%, while the property crime rate in Lexington, NE has decreased by 31% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lexington, NE has decreased by 33% year over year.

Lexington police department

ItemLexingtonNebraskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)202,523558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 20 Lexington police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.7% less than the Nebraska average and 40.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Nebraska

StateTotal offendersNebraska /100KNational /100K
Nebraska6,070345266
There are a total of 6,070 sex offenders in Nebraska. This yields a total of 345 sex offenders in Nebraska per 100,000 residents which is 30% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cozad, NE3,877396448844
Elwood, NE6963432,5052,849
Eustis, NE4763562,5982,954
Smithfield, NE493632,6463,009
Overton, NE7044002,9183,318
Sumner, NE2534052,9553,360
Lexington, NE10,0901001,4111,511

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Roma, TX10,093217713930
Fairmount, NY10,0874521,8612,313
Coral Hills, MD10,0875982,5933,191
Uniontown, PA10,0941,3954,6666,061
Wyndham, VA10,09776635711
Lexington, NE10,0901001,4111,511
Source: The Lexington, NE 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.
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