Lubbock, TX Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
14,553
Total Crimes
5,614.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
126.69%
Above National Average
597 out of 615
In Texas
9,450 out of 9,891
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 5,614.4 per 100,000 people. That's 126.69% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 99.83% 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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Lubbock SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
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 14,553 5,614.4 2,809.6 2,476.7
Murder 10 3.9 4.9 5.0
Robbery 468 180.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,867 720.3 263.0 250.2
Violent Crime 2,613 1,008.1 418.9 366.7
Burglary 2,391 922.4 392.8 340.5
Larceny 8,324 3,211.3 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,225 472.6 267.2 219.9
Property Crime 11,940 4,606.3 2,390.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Lubbock

2,613.0
Violent Crimes
1,008.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
174.90%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 99.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lubbock each year. That compares to a 1 in 238.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lubbock is 1,008.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 174.90% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 140.63% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 418.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lubbock

11,940.0
Property Crimes
4,606.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
118.32%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 21.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lubbock each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lubbock is 4,606.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 118.32% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 92.68% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,390.7 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
Plainview, TX 20,569 562 2,732.3 2,445.4 286.8
Levelland, TX 13,530 545 4,028.1 2,993.3 1,034.7
Slaton, TX 5,877 227 3,862.5 3,454.1 408.4
Wolfforth, TX 5,445 56 1,028.5 973.4 55.1
Abernathy, TX 2,713 22 810.9 737.2 73.7
Idalou, TX 2,289 19 830.1 393.2 436.9
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