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Total crime 143%
Violent crime 178%
Property crime 137%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime407n/a (estimate)6,0523,1852,489
Murder0n/a0.07.35.0
Rape3n/a44.642.242.6
Robbery5n/a74.380.481.6
Assault63n/a936.8381.0250.2
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)1,056511379
Burglary56n/a832.7531.9340.5
Theft239n/a3,553.91,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theft41n/a609.7256.5219.9
Property crime336n/a (estimate)4,9962,6742,110

Key findings

  • Lincoln crime rates are 143% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lincoln are 178% higher than the national average
  • In Lincoln you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lincoln is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lincoln has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Lincoln (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Lincoln for every 100,000 residents. The Lincoln total amount of daily crime is 1.90 times more than the Alabama average and 2.43 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lincoln, is 2.07 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 2.78 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Lincoln has a daily crime average that is 1.87 times more than the Alabama average and 2.37 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Lincoln (higher is better)

      Is Lincoln safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Lincoln to other cities in the state and across the country, Lincoln is 8% safer than other cities of Alabama and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. Lincoln has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincoln

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincoln is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincoln is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincoln is 1 in 17
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Lincoln, Alabama? If you reside in Lincoln, then there is a 1 in 95 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 17 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Lincoln.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Lincoln is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Lincoln has not changed and the rate of property crime in Lincoln has not changed. The total crime rate in Lincoln has not changed year to year.

      Lincoln police department

      ItemLincolnAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)189,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
      There are a total of 18 Lincoln police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29% less than the Alabama average and 11.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ohatchee, AL9991739511,124
      Ragland, AL1,9212331,2181,450
      Munford, AL1,3562431,2731,516
      Alexandria, AL3,9802551,3331,588
      Riverside, AL2,0182601,6911,951
      West End-Cobb Town, AL3,5503281,7192,047
      Pell City, AL13,4893811,9962,377
      Lincoln, AL6,4291,0564,9966,052

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hillsborough, NC6,4285195,3545,874
      Blakely, PA6,4302911,3361,627
      Tracyton, WA6,4252912,6552,946
      Plumas Lake, CA6,4344592,4282,887
      Milford, MI6,43471365436
      Lincoln, AL6,4291,0564,9966,052
      Source: The Lincoln, AL 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.