Lexington, MI
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Lexington is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lexington is one in 87. Compared to communities within Michigan, Lexington‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 61% of the state's cities and towns.

How does the crime rate in Lexington compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Lexington with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Lexington's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lexington does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lexington.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lexington occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lexington; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 282. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Lexington is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Lexington than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 125.

Lexington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Lexington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

9

13

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.55

7.98

11.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lexington 3.55
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 282

in Lexington

1 in 241

in Michigan
Lexington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,128
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lexington 7.98
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 125

in Lexington

1 in 53

in Michigan
Lexington Property CRIMES
Population: 1,128
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lexington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lexington 9
Michigan 28

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