Leander, TX 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Leander is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leander is one in 107. Compared to communities within Texas, Leander‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 67% of the state's cities and towns.

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.

For Leander, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Leander than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 934, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 120.

Leander Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Leander Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

67

520

587

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.07

8.31

9.38

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.07
4.19
National Median: 4
    Leander
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 934

in Leander

1 in 239

in Texas

Leander VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,608
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 32 7 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.51 0.11 0.45

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.31
23.91
National Median: 21
    Leander
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 120

in Leander

1 in 42

in Texas

Leander Property CRIMES

Population: 62,608
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 439 33
Rate per 1,000 0.77 7.01 0.53

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Leander Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
25
28
National Median: 28.3
    Leander
    Texas