Annual Crime In Lecanto (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLecanto/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,603 (estimate)2,6672,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLecanto/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)376 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,228 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Lecanto crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lecanto are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Lecanto you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lecanto is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lecanto has decreased by 14%

Lecanto crime map

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Compare Lecanto, FL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lecanto (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lecanto (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lecanto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lecanto is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lecanto is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lecanto is 1 in 39

      Year Over Year Crime In Lecanto (per 100,000 people)

      Lecanto police department

      ItemLecantoFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pine Ridge CDP (Collier County), FL1,83354320374
      Black Diamond, FL1,19954320374
      Homosassa, FL2,002116685800
      Inglis, FL1,3271861,1031,289
      Inverness Highlands North, FL2,5962051,2161,421
      Crystal River, FL3,0732081,2361,444
      Citrus Hills, FL7,7902161,2781,493
      Lecanto, FL5,5823762,2282,603

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Okeechobee, FL5,5823664,2514,617
      Paola, KS5,583722,4042,476
      Eucalyptus Hills, CA5,5833351,7842,119
      Rolesville, NC5,5831801,1851,364
      Rusk, TX5,5803251,5171,841
      Lecanto, FL5,5823762,2282,603
      Source: The Lecanto, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.