Lancaster, TX Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,154
Total Crimes
2,901.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
12.97%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Lancaster, TX?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lancaster is 2,901.5 per 100,000 people. That's 12.97% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 4.44% higher than the Texas total crime rate of 2,778.1 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.

Lancaster SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
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 1,154 2,901.5 2,778.1 2,568.4
Murder 4 10.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 64 160.9 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 91 228.8 256.6 246.8
Violent Crime 171 430.0 410.9 368.9
Burglary 149 374.6 410.8 376.0
Larceny 652 1,639.3 1,713.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 182 457.6 243.2 228.9
Property Crime 983 2,471.6 2,367.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lancaster

171
Violent Crimes
430.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
16.55%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 232.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 243.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lancaster is 430.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 16.55% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.64% higher than the Texas violent crime rate of 410.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lancaster

983
Property Crimes
2,471.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
12.37%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lancaster each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lancaster is 2,471.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 12.37% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 4.41% higher than the Texas property crime rate of 2,367.2 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 1,362,465 54,688 4,013.9 3,249.0 764.9
Grand Prairie, TX 196,535 4,382 2,229.6 1,977.3 252.4
DeSoto, TX 54,201 1,418 2,616.2 2,278.6 337.6
Cedar Hill, TX 49,253 1,464 2,972.4 2,799.8 172.6
Duncanville, TX 39,618 1,468 3,705.4 3,162.7 542.7
Waxahachie, TX 36,225 600 1,656.3 1,454.8 201.5
Midlothian, TX 26,346 358 1,358.8 1,275.3 83.5
University Park, TX 25,516 307 1,203.2 1,183.6 19.6
Seagoville, TX 16,981 396 2,332.0 2,261.4 70.7
Glenn Heights, TX 13,375 244 1,824.3 1,562.6 261.7
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