Leesburg, IN
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Leesburg, IN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Leesburg is safer than 75% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Indiana, only on the order of 38% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Leesburg. If you live in Leesburg, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 112. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Leesburg compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Leesburg with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Leesburg's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Leesburg 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 Leesburg.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Leesburg's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Leesburg is one in 558.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Leesburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Leesburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 140.

Leesburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Leesburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.79

7.17

8.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leesburg 1.79
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 558

in Leesburg

1 in 258

in Indiana

Leesburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 558
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
Leesburg 7.17
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 140

in Leesburg

1 in 39

in Indiana

Leesburg Property CRIMES

Population: 558
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

Leesburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Leesburg 19
Indiana 31