Lincoln, NE Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
9,123
Total Crimes
3,133.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.57%
Above National Average
52 out of 55
In Nebraska
7,345 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lincoln, NE?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lincoln is 3,133.7 per 100,000 people. That's 33.57% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 39.69% higher than the Nebraska total crime rate of 2,243.2 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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Lincoln SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lincoln
/ 100k People
Nebraska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 9,123 3,133.7 2,243.2 2,346.0
Murder 5 1.7 3.6 6.5
Robbery 166 57.0 41.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 621 213.3 229.3 279.7
Violent Crime 1,115 383.0 334.1 387.8
Burglary 988 339.4 229.9 314.2
Larceny 6,566 2,255.4 1,418.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 454 155.9 260.5 246.0
Property Crime 8,008 2,750.7 1,909.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lincoln

1,115.0
Violent Crimes
383.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-1.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 261.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lincoln each year. That compares to a 1 in 299.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lincoln is 383.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -1.24% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 14.64% higher than the Nebraska violent crime rate of 334.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lincoln

8,008.0
Property Crimes
2,750.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
40.47%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lincoln each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lincoln is 2,750.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 40.47% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 44.08% higher than the Nebraska property crime rate of 1,909.2 per 100,000 people.

Lincoln Crime Compared To Nebraska Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Lincoln

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Crete, NE 7,009 161 2,297.0 1,498.1 799.0
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