Leesburg, VA
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Leesburg has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leesburg is 1 in 64. How does Leesburg fare compared to other communities in Virginia of all population sizes? Leesburg's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Virginia communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Leesburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Leesburg 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 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 610.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Leesburg; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Leesburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

48

(100 is safest)


Safer than 48% of U.S. Cities

Leesburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

84

722

806

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.64

14.10

15.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leesburg 1.64
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 610

in Leesburg

1 in 511

in Virginia
Leesburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 51,209
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 20 14 49
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.39 0.27 0.96
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 14.10
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Leesburg

1 in 54

in Virginia
Leesburg Property CRIMES
Population: 51,209
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 669 17
Rate per 1,000 0.70 13.06 0.33
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 65
Virginia 19