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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 54%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)3,814 (estimate)2,5242,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a258.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)571 (estimate)378379
Burglaryn/an/an/a295.2340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a181.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,243 (estimate)2,1462,110

Key findings

  • Lee crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lee are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Lee you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lee is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lee has decreased by 5%

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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 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lee is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lee is 1 in 27

      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
      Jennings, FL590348580928
      Madison, FL2,9092261,2841,510
      Lee, FL4785713,2433,814

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vernon, IN4784422,3492,791
      West Union, IL4786582,9833,641
      Huntley, MT4783712,0112,382
      Allensville, PA4784161,9052,321
      Kiester, MN4783463,0493,395
      Lee, FL4785713,2433,814
      Source: The Lee, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.