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Crime Report for Leesburg,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Leesburg, is 2.9 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Leesburg Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Leesburg, has a violent crime rate of 148 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 460 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Leesburg 148
VA 460
National 676

Leesburg, is in the 42% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 41% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 42% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Leesburg, or said another way, 58% of cities in have crime rates higher than Leesburg.


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Crime Leesburg VA Nation
Violent Crime Total 147.9 459.7 676
Murder / NNH 2.5 7.2 6.5
Forcible Rape 17.5 31.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 55.1 189.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 72.7 232.1 315
Property Crime Total 2010.1 3615.8 3726.9
Burglary 155.4 613.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 1792.0 2751.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 62.7 250.8 382.3
Arson 5.0 23.4 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Leesburg, has a property crime rate of 2010.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3615.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Leesburg 2010.1
VA 3615.8
National 3727



Leesburg Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 40
National Percentile Rank - 41