Lubbock, TX Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
13,622
Total Crimes
5,196.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
121.50%
Above National Average
604 out of 619
In Texas
8,478 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lubbock, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lubbock is 5,196.3 per 100,000 people. That's 121.50% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 93.07% 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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Lubbock SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lubbock
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,622 5,196.3 2,691.5 2,346.0
Murder 28 10.7 6.6 6.5
Robbery 431 164.4 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2,168 827.0 302.5 279.7
Violent Crime 2,852 1,087.9 446.5 387.8
Burglary 2,296 875.8 370.7 314.2
Larceny 7,316 2,790.8 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,158 441.7 287.0 246.0
Property Crime 10,770 4,108.4 2,245.0 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lubbock

2,852
Violent Crimes
1,087.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
180.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 91.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lubbock each year. That compares to a 1 in 224.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lubbock is 1,087.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 180.54% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 143.68% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 446.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lubbock

10,770
Property Crimes
4,108.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
109.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lubbock each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lubbock is 4,108.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 109.80% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 83.00% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,245.0 per 100,000 people.

Lubbock 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 Lubbock

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Levelland, TX 13,530 545 4,028.1 2,993.3 1,034.7
Slaton, TX 5,864 221 3,768.8 3,171.9 596.9
Wolfforth, TX 5,735 43 749.8 662.6 87.2
Abernathy, TX 2,694 14 519.7 408.3 111.4
Idalou, TX 2,308 34 1,473.1 1,343.2 130.0
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