Lexington, OK
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Lexington, OK crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Lexington is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lexington is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Lexington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oklahoma, Lexington has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lexington to other communities of similar population, then Lexington crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lexington does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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.

For Lexington, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Lexington than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1081, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lexington's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Lexington a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Lexington is one in 49.

Lexington Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Lexington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

44

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.93

20.36

21.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lexington 0.93
Oklahoma 4.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,081

in Lexington

1 in 237

in Oklahoma

Lexington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,161
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.93

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 20.36
Oklahoma 28.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Lexington

1 in 35

in Oklahoma

Lexington Property CRIMES

Population: 2,161
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 38 1
Rate per 1,000 2.31 17.58 0.46

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 19
Oklahoma 19

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