Annual Crime In Lincolnton (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleLincolnton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,137 (estimate)2,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincolnton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)128 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,009 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Lincolnton crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lincolnton are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Lincolnton you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lincolnton is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lincolnton has decreased by 15%

Lincolnton crime map

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Compare Lincolnton, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lincolnton (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lincolnton (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincolnton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 781
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincolnton is 1 in 88

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

      Lincolnton police department

      ItemLincolntonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.03.3
      There are a total of 5 Lincolnton police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.8% less than the Georgia average and 1.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Modoc, SC2431971,2191,416
      McCormick, SC2,6454092,2082,617
      Plum Branch, SC885783,5774,155
      Troy, SC986163,8084,424
      Lincolnton, GA1,6861281,0091,137

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Interlachen, FL1,6862071,2281,436
      Pleasant Grove, OH1,68697755852
      Evadale, TX1,6861931,1101,303
      Cricket, NC1,6861861,2271,413
      Port Edwards, WI1,68556790847
      Lincolnton, GA1,6861281,0091,137
      Source: The Lincolnton, GA 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.