Leander, TX
Crime Rates




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Leander, TX crime analytics


Leander is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 71% of the communities in Texas, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Leander is one in 84 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Leander is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Leander has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Leander 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 Leander 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 Leander.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Leander's violent crime rate is 1 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 Leander is one in 758.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Leander 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 Leander than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Leander Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Leander Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

399

449

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

10.53

11.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leander 1.32
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 758

in Leander

1 in 243

in Texas

Leander VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,889
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 13 8 28
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.34 0.21 0.74

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
Leander 10.53
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Leander

1 in 35

in Texas

Leander Property CRIMES

Population: 37,889
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 334 16
Rate per 1,000 1.29 8.82 0.42

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

Leander Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Leander 20
Texas 30