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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 57%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLee/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,030 (estimate)2,6672,580
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)582 (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)3,448 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Lee crime rates are 56% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lee are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Lee you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lee is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lee has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Lee (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lee is 1 in 172
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lee is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lee is 1 in 25

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

      Lee police department

      ItemLeeFloridaNational
      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
      Madison, FL2,90936541577
      Jennings, FL5901151,2611,376
      Lee, FL4785823,4484,030

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hull, IL4786313,0203,651
      Cherry, IL4785402,5863,126
      Vail, IA4783402,2992,639
      Conesus Hamlet, NY4785352,2032,738
      Cartwright, OK4786644,0974,761
      Lee, FL4785823,4484,030
      Source: The Lee, 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.