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 peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)2142,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLexington/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.85.0
Rape0n/a0.045.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.686.2
Assault1n/a21.4151.2246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)21280381
Burglary0n/a0.0412.2376.0
Theft9n/a192.91,594.61,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0170.3228.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)1932,1772,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lexington, OH 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, OH. 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, OH averages 91% lower than the rest of Ohio while the rate of crime on a national scale is 92% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lexington, OH is 92% lower than the average rate of crime in Ohio and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 91% lower than the remainder of the state of Ohio and 91% 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, OH area.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lexington is 92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.59 daily crimes that occur in Lexington.
  • Lexington is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lexington you have a 1 in 467 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lexington has increased by 102%.

Compare Lexington, OH Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lexington (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lexington, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Lexington, OH the total number of daily crimes is 11.46 times less than the Ohio average and 12.04 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lexington, OH are 13.06 times less than the Ohio average and 17.76 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lexington, OH has a daily crime rate that is 11.29 times less than the Ohio average and 11.40 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Lexington (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the Lexington, OH area in comparison to other Ohio communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lexington, OH being safer than 99% of cities in Ohio and 97% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Ohio cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Lexington, OH. In conclusion, Lexington, OH now ranks above average in comparison to all 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 4667
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lexington is 1 in 519
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lexington is 1 in 467
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Lexington, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lexington, OH you have a 1 in 4667 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 519 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 467 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington, OH.

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

      Determining whether Lexington, OH is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Lexington, OH has not changed in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 82% year over year. Total crimes for Lexington, OH has increased by 102% in the same time frame.

      Lexington police department

      ItemLexingtonOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1317,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.73.3
      There are a total of 13 Lexington police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.7% greater than the Ohio average and 16.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Candlewood Lake, OH1,005103803906
      Crestline, OH4,463911,0461,137
      Bellville, OH1,92001,3391,339
      Fredericktown, OH3,084401,3611,401
      Mount Gilead, OH3,4071621,2561,417
      Ashland, OH20,419981,8051,903
      Galion, OH10,2451712,2102,380
      Lexington, OH5,48421193214

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stroudsburg, PA5,4862831,3791,663
      Brady, TX5,482951,4801,574
      Wake Village, TX5,4811661,8281,994
      Carrollton, VA5,4811531,2741,427
      Buckner, KY5,48069638707
      Lexington, OH5,48421193214
      Source: The Lexington, OH 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.