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Total crime 126%
Violent crime 166%
Property crime 118%
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 peopleLubbock/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime14,553n/a (estimate)5,6142,8102,489
Murder10n/a3.94.95.0
Rape268n/a103.451.142.6
Robbery468n/a180.6100.081.6
Assault1,867n/a720.3263.0250.2
Violent crime2,613n/a (estimate)1,008419379
Burglary2,391n/a922.4392.8340.5
Theft8,324n/a3,211.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1,225n/a472.6267.2219.9
Property crime11,940n/a (estimate)4,6062,3912,110

Key findings

  • Lubbock crime rates are 126% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lubbock are 166% higher than the national average
  • In Lubbock you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lubbock is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lubbock has increased by 1%

Lubbock crime map

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The Lubbock crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lubbock as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lubbock crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lubbock (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Lubbock, TX per 100,000 people. In Lubbock, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.00 times more than the Texas average and 2.26 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Lubbock is 2.41 times more than the Texas average and 2.66 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Lubbock has a daily crime rate that is 1.93 times more than the Texas average and 2.18 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Lubbock (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lubbock, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Lubbock safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Lubbock is safer than 1% of Texas cities, and 2% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lubbock. At this time, Lubbock sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lubbock

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lubbock is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lubbock is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lubbock is 1 in 18
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lubbock? In Lubbock, you have a 1 in 100 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lubbock, TX is 1 in 18.

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

      A good indicator of whether Lubbock is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Lubbock has increased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Lubbock has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lubbock has increased by 1% year over year.

      Lubbock police department

      ItemLubbockTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55646,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
      There are a total of 556 Lubbock police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22% less than the Texas average and 27.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ransom Canyon, TX1,32559336394
      Idalou, TX2,200437393830
      Wolfforth, TX4,135559731,028
      Shallowater, TX2,5101729841,156
      Buffalo Springs, TX4343852,1992,585
      New Deal, TX7935623,2103,772
      Slaton, TX6,0684083,4543,863
      Lubbock, TX244,5071,0084,6065,614

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norfolk, VA245,7245463,4624,007
      Madison, WI246,0343602,4742,834
      Chandler, AZ242,1312282,0712,299
      Irvine, CA246,992641,3061,370
      Glendale, AZ239,9433403,1833,523
      Lubbock, TX244,5071,0084,6065,614
      Source: The Lubbock, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.