Lexington, VA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
55
Total Crimes
734.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-68.69%
Below National Average
26 out of 144
In Virginia
2,353 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lexington, VA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lexington is 734.6 per 100,000 people. That's -68.69% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -55.88% lower than the Virginia total crime rate of 1,665.1 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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Lexington SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lexington
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 55 734.6 1,665.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 7 93.5 141.7 279.7
Violent Crime 9 120.2 208.7 387.8
Burglary 3 40.1 133.5 314.2
Larceny 42 561.0 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 13.4 126.3 246.0
Property Crime 46 614.4 1,456.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lexington

9
Violent Crimes
120.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 831.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lexington each year. That compares to a 1 in 479.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lexington is 120.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.00% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -42.39% lower than the Virginia violent crime rate of 208.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lexington

46
Property Crimes
614.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-68.62%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 162.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lexington each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lexington is 614.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.62% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -57.81% lower than the Virginia property crime rate of 1,456.4 per 100,000 people.

Lexington Crime Compared To Virginia Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Lexington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynchburg, VA 82,871 1,717 2,071.9 1,629.0 442.9
Salem, VA 25,326 493 1,946.6 1,895.3 51.3
Staunton, VA 25,048 594 2,371.4 2,191.8 179.7
Waynesboro, VA 22,801 535 2,346.4 2,100.8 245.6
Vinton, VA 8,117 258 3,178.5 2,747.3 431.2
Buena Vista, VA 6,459 19 294.2 247.7 46.4
Clifton Forge, VA 3,455 44 1,273.5 1,070.9 202.6
Glasgow, VA 1,111 2 180.0 180.0 0.0
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