Lancaster County, NE Arrest Records

Lancaster County, NE is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.07 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Douglas, Sarpy, Hall, Gage, Cass counties in Nebraska.
Lancaster County, NE property crime rate is 0.65 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 129 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 0.77% compared to 2015.

Lancaster County, NE Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lancaster County in 2016 decreased by 5.53% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 20 to 22 while non-violent crime decreased by 6.98% from 215 to 200.

5 Crimes In Lancaster County, NE in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 129
Burglary 59
Aggravated assault 15
Motor vehicle theft 12
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lancaster County increased by 10% from 2015 and increased by 144.44% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 9 to 22. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lancaster County was 98.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.007%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lancaster County decreased by 6.98% from 2015 and decreased by 32.66% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 297 to 200. In 2016 property crime rate in Lancaster County was 97.73% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.065%.

How Lancaster stands up against other counties

Lancaster vs. Sarpy

You’ll be in more safety in Lancaster compared to Sarpy county that had 584.05% higher crime rate compared to Lancaster county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Sarpy county.
Burglary rates of 0.1905 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5027 in Sarpy county.

Lancaster vs. Douglas

You’ll be in more safety in Lancaster compared to Douglas county that had 106.58% higher crime rate compared to Lancaster county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0162 in Douglas county.
Burglary rates of 0.1905 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3478 in Douglas county.

Names with the most arrests in Lancaster

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lancaster, Nebraska, the most crimes, that's 33.52% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster County is 0.98% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.2 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster County.
  • Lancaster, NE is safer than Sarpy.
  • In Lancaster County you have a 1 in 1395 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lancaster, NE have decreased by 5.53%.

Cities in Lancaster County

Names in Lancaster County