Lehigh Acres, FL
Crime Rates



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Lehigh Acres, FL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Lehigh Acres is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 18 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lehigh Acres is 1 in 55. Based on FBI crime data, Lehigh Acres is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Lehigh Acres has a crime rate that is higher than 47% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Lehigh Acres has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lehigh Acres is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lehigh Acres does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lehigh Acres.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lehigh Acres occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lehigh Acres; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 244. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lehigh Acres's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Lehigh Acres a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Lehigh Acres is one in 71.

Lehigh Acres Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Lehigh Acres Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

386

1,324

1,710

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.09

14.03

18.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lehigh Acres 4.09
Florida 3.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 244

in Lehigh Acres

1 in 260

in Florida

Lehigh Acres VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 94,342
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lehigh Acres 14.03
Florida 22.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Lehigh Acres

1 in 44

in Florida

Lehigh Acres Property CRIMES

Population: 94,342
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Lehigh Acres Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lehigh Acres 18
Florida 55