Leesburg, FL Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,366
Total Crimes
5,806.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
134.43%
Above National Average
282 out of 293
In Florida
9,495 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Leesburg, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Leesburg is 5,806.1 per 100,000 people. That's 134.43% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 130.03% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,524.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Leesburg SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8

How Does Leesburg Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Leesburg
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,366 5,806.1 2,524.1 2,476.7
Murder 1 4.3 5.2 5.0
Robbery 31 131.8 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 120 510.1 258.3 250.2
Violent Crime 172 731.1 378.4 366.7
Burglary 199 845.8 295.2 340.5
Larceny 895 3,804.1 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 100 425.0 181.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,194 5,075.0 2,145.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Leesburg

172.0
Violent Crimes
731.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
99.37%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 136.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Leesburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 264.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Leesburg is 731.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 99.37% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 93.21% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 378.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Leesburg

1,194.0
Property Crimes
5,075.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
140.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 19.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Leesburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Leesburg is 5,075.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 140.53% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 136.52% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 2,145.7 per 100,000 people.

Leesburg Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Leesburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Clermont, FL 37,818 757 2,001.7 1,792.8 208.9
Eustis, FL 21,432 589 2,748.2 2,500.9 247.3
Tavares, FL 17,962 320 1,781.5 1,519.9 261.7
Lady Lake, FL 15,835 297 1,875.6 1,774.6 101.0
Mount Dora, FL 14,491 632 4,361.3 3,919.7 441.7
Fruitland Park, FL 11,410 144 1,262.1 1,042.9 219.1
Wildwood, FL 7,310 298 4,076.6 3,420.0 656.6
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 1,185 18 1,519.0 1,265.8 253.2
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