Reported Annual Crime In Leesburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeesburg/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,553n/a (estimate)6,8222,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeesburg/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a22.05.05.3
Rape21n/a92.337.841.7
Robbery78n/a342.788.698.0
Assault130n/a571.1276.5248.9
Violent crime234n/a (estimate)1,028408383
Burglary256n/a1,124.6423.4430.4
Theft977n/a4,292.01,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft86n/a377.8204.5237.4
Property crime1,319n/a (estimate)5,7942,5122,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Leesburg, FL. All reported Leesburg, FL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Leesburg, FL overall crime rate is 134% higher than in comparison to the Florida average; and is also 149% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Leesburg, FL, the rate is 152% higher than compared to the Florida average, and 168% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Leesburg, FL comes in at 131% higher than to the average seen in Florida, and 145% higher than the overall national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Leesburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Leesburg is 149% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.69 daily crimes that occur in Leesburg.
  • Leesburg is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Leesburg you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leesburg has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Leesburg (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Leesburg, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In Leesburg, FL the total number of daily crimes is 2.34 times more than the Florida average and 2.49 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Leesburg, FL are 2.52 times more than the Florida average and 2.68 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Leesburg, FL has a daily crime rate that is 2.31 times more than the Florida average and 2.45 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Leesburg (higher is better)

How safe is Leesburg, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Leesburg, FL is safer than 5% of the cities in Florida and 3% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Leesburg, FL. Overall, Leesburg, FL 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 98
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leesburg is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Leesburg is 1 in 15
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Leesburg, FL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Leesburg, FL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 98. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 18 that you become a victim. 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, FL is 1 in 15.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Leesburg, FL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Leesburg, FL has increased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Leesburg, FL has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Leesburg, FL has increased by 9% 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
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Center Hill, FL1,0510211211
Silver Lake, FL1,587127780906
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL1,2221671,0041,172
Yalaha, FL8811931,1901,384
Astatula, FL1,6291991,2271,427
The Villages, FL69,4572411,4851,727
Lady Lake, FL14,5011391,6761,815
Leesburg, FL21,5701,0285,7946,822

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Midlothian, TX21,530891,6861,775
Kalispell, MT21,6193103,4293,739
Darien, CT21,519141,2461,260
Allison Park, PA21,5152111,1121,323
Roselle, NJ21,5071471,5001,647
Leesburg, FL21,5701,0285,7946,822
Source: The Leesburg, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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