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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 19%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,739 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)416 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,323 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Lucas crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lucas are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Lucas you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lucas is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lucas has not changed

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 241
      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 37

      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, IA1,162145812958
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      New Virginia, IA5533421,9102,252
      Lacona, IA4724102,2922,703
      Woodburn, IA2304312,4082,839
      Humeston, IA4004382,4462,884
      Weldon, IA1814452,4832,928
      Lucas, IA1854162,3232,739

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      Eden, WY1851661,1431,309
      Viola, DE1855212,3642,884
      Miller's Cove, TX1857213,6284,349
      Silver Creek, MS1853562,5742,930
      Elgin, PA1855332,2472,781
      Lucas, IA1854162,3232,739
      Source: The Lucas, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.