Lancaster, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,152
Total Crimes
2,910.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.04%
Above National Average
497 out of 619
In Texas
7,108 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lancaster, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lancaster is 2,910.0 per 100,000 people. That's 24.04% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 8.12% 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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Lancaster SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,152 2,910.0 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 1 2.5 6.6 6.5
Robbery 53 133.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 133 336.0 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 204 515.3 446.5 387.8
Burglary 117 295.6 370.7 314.2
Larceny 666 1,682.4 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 165 416.8 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 948 2,394.7 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lancaster

204
Violent Crimes
515.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
32.88%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 194.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lancaster is 515.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.88% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 15.42% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lancaster

948
Property Crimes
2,394.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
22.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.8 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 2,394.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 22.29% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 6.67% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 per 100,000 people.

Lancaster 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 Lancaster

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dallas, TX 1,363,028 58,488 4,291.0 3,446.3 844.7
Grand Prairie, TX 196,990 4,274 2,169.7 1,924.5 245.2
DeSoto, TX 53,515 1,366 2,552.6 2,199.4 353.2
Cedar Hill, TX 48,352 989 2,045.4 1,902.7 142.7
Waxahachie, TX 39,039 772 1,977.5 1,795.6 181.9
Duncanville, TX 38,847 1,006 2,589.6 2,229.3 360.4
Midlothian, TX 34,962 340 972.5 881.0 91.5
University Park, TX 25,253 243 962.3 946.4 15.8
Seagoville, TX 17,120 403 2,354.0 2,196.3 157.7
Red Oak, TX 13,801 270 1,956.4 1,797.0 159.4
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