Lancaster, KY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
130
Total Crimes
3,356.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
43.08%
Above National Average
199 out of 217
In Kentucky
7,540 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lancaster, KY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lancaster is 3,356.6 per 100,000 people. That's 43.08% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 64.65% higher than the Kentucky total crime rate of 2,038.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Lancaster SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
5

How Does Lancaster Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 130 3,356.6 2,038.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.2 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 8 206.6 168.3 279.7
Violent Crime 10 258.2 259.1 387.8
Burglary 28 723.0 344.1 314.2
Larceny 80 2,065.6 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 12 309.8 256.8 246.0
Property Crime 120 3,098.4 1,779.5 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lancaster

10
Violent Crimes
258.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-33.42%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 387.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 386.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lancaster is 258.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.42% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -0.34% lower than the Kentucky violent crime rate of 259.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lancaster

120
Property Crimes
3,098.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
58.23%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lancaster is 3,098.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 58.23% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 74.11% higher than the Kentucky property crime rate of 1,779.5 per 100,000 people.

Lancaster Crime Compared To Kentucky Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Kentucky.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Lancaster

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Richmond, KY 36,691 1,017 2,771.8 2,589.2 182.6
Nicholasville, KY 31,191 919 2,946.4 2,731.6 214.8
Danville, KY 16,826 300 1,783.0 1,687.9 95.1
Berea, KY 16,311 254 1,557.2 1,459.1 98.1
Harrodsburg, KY 8,553 136 1,590.1 1,484.9 105.2
Wilmore, KY 6,496 34 523.4 508.0 15.4
Stanford, KY 3,653 51 1,396.1 1,259.2 136.9
Junction, TX 2,387 6 251.4 209.5 41.9
Brodhead, KY 1,182 8 676.8 592.2 84.6
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