Lancaster, OH Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,313
Total Crimes
3,226.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.51%
Above National Average
325 out of 370
In Ohio
7,433 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lancaster, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lancaster is 3,226.0 per 100,000 people. That's 37.51% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 49.42% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,159.1 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

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,313 3,226.0 2,159.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.0 6.5
Robbery 20 49.1 66.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 55 135.1 191.6 279.7
Violent Crime 101 248.2 308.8 387.8
Burglary 112 275.2 318.8 314.2
Larceny 1,028 2,525.8 1,359.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 72 176.9 171.7 246.0
Property Crime 1,212 2,977.9 1,850.3 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lancaster

101
Violent Crimes
248.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-36.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 403.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lancaster is 248.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -36.01% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -19.63% lower than the Ohio violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lancaster

1,212
Property Crimes
2,977.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
52.07%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.6 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 2,977.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 52.07% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 60.94% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 1,850.3 per 100,000 people.

Lancaster Crime Compared To Ohio Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Ohio.
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
Reynoldsburg, OH 38,600 1,087 2,816.1 2,461.1 354.9
Pickerington, OH 22,631 219 967.7 870.5 97.2
Circleville, OH 14,113 582 4,123.9 3,890.0 233.8
Logan, OH 7,007 342 4,880.8 4,695.3 185.5
Groveport, OH 5,649 109 1,929.5 1,681.7 247.8
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