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Total crime 134%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 140%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeesburg/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,389n/a (estimate)6,0322,6672,580
Murder1n/a4.35.25.0
Rape23n/a99.939.642.6
Robbery31n/a134.679.386.2
Assault120n/a521.1260.8246.8
Violent crime175n/a (estimate)760385381
Burglary186n/a807.7337.7376.0
Theft942n/a4,090.51,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft86n/a373.4193.3228.9
Property crime1,214n/a (estimate)5,2722,2822,200

Key findings

  • Leesburg crime rates are 134% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leesburg are 100% higher than the national average
  • In Leesburg you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leesburg is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leesburg has increased by 2%

Leesburg crime map

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The Leesburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Leesburg as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Leesburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Leesburg (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Leesburg, per 100,000 residents. In Leesburg, the total number of daily crimes is 2.26 times more than the Florida average and 2.34 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Leesburg are 1.97 times more than the Florida average and 2.00 times more than the national average. For property crime, Leesburg has a daily crime rate that is 2.31 times more than the Florida average and 2.40 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Leesburg (higher is better)

      How safe is Leesburg, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Leesburg is safer than 6% of the cities in Florida and 4% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Leesburg. Overall, Leesburg is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leesburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leesburg is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leesburg is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leesburg is 1 in 17
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Leesburg? If you reside in Leesburg, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 132. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 19 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Leesburg, is 1 in 17.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Leesburg, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Leesburg has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Leesburg has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Leesburg has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Leesburg police department

      ItemLeesburgFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9231,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.23.3
      There are a total of 92 Leesburg police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% greater than the Florida average and 36.9% greater than the National average.

      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
      Silver Lake, FL1,587120708828
      Center Hill, FL1,051209627836
      Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,222851,1051,190
      Yalaha, FL8811821,0811,264
      Astatula, FL1,6291881,1151,303
      Lady Lake, FL14,5011031,4631,566
      The Villages, FL69,4572281,3491,577
      Leesburg, FL21,5707605,2726,032

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Midlothian, TX21,530841,2751,359
      Kalispell, MT21,6193042,8483,152
      Darien, CT21,519181,1751,193
      Allison Park, PA21,5152061,0051,212
      Roselle, NJ21,5072071,2901,496
      Leesburg, FL21,5707605,2726,032
      Source: The Leesburg, 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.