Lexington Crime Rate Report (Kentucky)

Lexington crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Lexington for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Lexington in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 42.34% and the city property crime rate in Lexington was higher than the national property crime rate average by 24.88%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Lexington was higher than the violent crime rate in Kentucky by 136.81% and the city property crime rate in Lexington was higher than the property crime rate in Kentucky by 44%.
Lexington Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Lexington Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Lexington Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,026
Arson39
Burglary2,679
Forcible Rape87
Larceny and Theft7,704
Motor Vehicle Theft641
Murder and Manslaughter18
Robbery593
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)12,937
Property Crime11,024
Violent Crime1,724
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,384
Arson12
Burglary2,314
Forcible Rape101
Larceny and Theft6,560
Motor Vehicle Theft509
Murder and Manslaughter10
Robbery496
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)11,285
Property Crime9,372
Violent Crime1,990

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Lexington Property Crime Lexington Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Lexington Crime 2010 Lexington Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Lexington Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Lexington Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Lexington, Kentucky crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Lexington crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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