Lancaster, OH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,650
Total Crimes
4,061.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
64.00%
Above National Average
340 out of 373
In Ohio
8,787 out of 9,891
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 4,061.8 per 100,000 people. That's 64.00% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 72.93% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,348.9 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 1,650 4,061.8 2,348.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 22 54.2 75.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 130.5 163.9 250.2
Violent Crime 110 270.8 293.2 366.7
Burglary 215 529.3 375.5 340.5
Larceny 1,244 3,062.4 1,520.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 81 199.4 159.7 219.9
Property Crime 1,540 3,791.0 2,055.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lancaster

110.0
Violent Crimes
270.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-26.16%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 369.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lancaster is 270.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -26.16% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -7.63% lower than the Ohio violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lancaster

1,540.0
Property Crimes
3,791.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
79.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lancaster is 3,791.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 79.68% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 84.42% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,055.7 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 38,578 1,061 2,750.3 2,561.0 189.2
Pickerington, OH 21,590 251 1,162.6 1,028.3 134.3
Circleville, OH 14,025 656 4,677.4 4,342.2 335.1
Logan, OH 7,039 457 6,492.4 6,151.4 341.0
Groveport, OH 5,679 114 2,007.4 1,831.3 176.1
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