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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 5%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLucas/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,657 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)342 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,315 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Lucas crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lucas are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Lucas you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lucas is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lucas has decreased by 20%

Lucas crime map

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      Daily Crime In Lucas (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lucas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lucas is 1 in 293
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lucas is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lucas is 1 in 38

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

      Lucas police department

      ItemLucasIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162120810929
      Chariton, IA4,2192181,4761,694
      New Virginia, IA5532811,9042,185
      Lacona, IA4723382,2842,622
      Woodburn, IA2303542,3992,754
      Humeston, IA4003602,4382,798
      Weldon, IA1813662,4752,840
      Lucas, IA1853422,3152,657

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eden, WY1851501,2661,417
      Rulo, NE1854183,0503,467
      Ogdensburg, WI1853872,0492,436
      Kickapoo Tribal Center, KS1856824,0894,771
      Silver Creek, MS1852872,9423,229
      Lucas, IA1853422,3152,657
      Source: The Lucas, IA 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.