Lamesa, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
423
Total Crimes
4,638.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
97.73%
Above National Average
592 out of 619
In Texas
8,298 out of 8,904
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 4,638.7 per 100,000 people. That's 97.73% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 72.35% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,691.5 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

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9

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 423 4,638.7 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 2 21.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 41 449.6 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 56 614.1 446.5 387.8
Burglary 92 1,008.9 370.7 314.2
Larceny 242 2,653.8 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 33 361.9 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 367 4,024.6 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lamesa

56
Violent Crimes
614.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
58.36%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 162.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lamesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lamesa is 614.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 58.36% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 37.55% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lamesa

367
Property Crimes
4,024.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
105.52%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lamesa each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lamesa is 4,024.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 105.52% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 79.26% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 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 150,529 3,668 2,436.7 2,072.0 364.7
Big Spring, TX 28,294 946 3,343.5 2,845.1 498.3
Andrews, TX 14,487 311 2,146.8 1,780.9 365.8
Brownfield, TX 9,324 278 2,981.6 2,681.3 300.3
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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