Lamesa, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
472
Total Crimes
5,246.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
111.82%
Above National Average
590 out of 615
In Texas
9,334 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Lamesa, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lamesa is 5,246.2 per 100,000 people. That's 111.82% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 86.72% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,809.6 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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Lamesa SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lamesa
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 472 5,246.2 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 2 22.2 4.9 5.0
Robbery 12 133.4 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 589.1 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 74 822.5 418.9 366.7
Burglary 109 1,211.5 392.8 340.5
Larceny 271 3,012.1 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 18 200.1 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 398 4,423.7 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lamesa

74.0
Violent Crimes
822.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
124.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 121.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lamesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lamesa is 822.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 124.30% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 96.33% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lamesa

398.0
Property Crimes
4,423.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
109.66%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 22.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lamesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lamesa is 4,423.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 109.66% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 85.04% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 per 100,000 people.

Lamesa Crime Compared To Texas Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Lamesa

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Midland, TX 140,072 3,167 2,261.0 1,973.3 287.7
Big Spring, TX 28,278 1,201 4,247.1 3,709.6 537.5
Andrews, TX 14,133 278 1,967.0 1,549.6 417.5
Brownfield, TX 9,270 146 1,575.0 1,305.3 269.7
Seagraves, TX 2,904 47 1,618.5 1,067.5 551.0
Tahoka, TX 2,624 17 647.9 609.8 38.1
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