Lehigh Acres, FL
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Lehigh Acres, FL crime analytics


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 23 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 43. 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 50% 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.

For Lehigh Acres, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Lehigh Acres is one in 191.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lehigh Acres's rate for property crime is 18 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 55.

Lehigh Acres Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Lehigh Acres Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

493

1,709

2,202

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.23

18.11

23.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lehigh Acres 5.23
Florida 4.62

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 191

in Lehigh Acres

1 in 217

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: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lehigh Acres 18.11
Florida 28.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 55

in Lehigh Acres

1 in 36

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: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lehigh Acres Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lehigh Acres 23
Florida 64