Leesburg, VA Crime


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Leesburg, VA is a relatively safe place compared to the national average, with violent crime rates being almost half of the US average. The violent crime rate in Leesburg is 9.8 compared to 22.7 nationally. Similarly, Leesburg's property crime rate of 25.2 is much lower than the US average of 35.4. This suggests that Leesburg is a safe and secure area for residents and visitors alike.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Leesburg violent crime is 9.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Leesburg property crime is 25.2. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Leesburg, VA Crime History
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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000267.9014.561.5191.92016.5115.81770.3130.3
2001271.3045.252.2173.92828226.12396.7205.2
2002294.820.641.175.4157.72848.7198.82464.8185.1
2003328.33.146.950228.22891.92472451.1193.8
2004187.2038.632.7115.92523216.92178.2127.8
2005237.8022.662.3152.82037.9113.21786138.7
2006199.3032.851.9114.72137.6182.91823.6131
2007179.8033.453.992.52047.2154.11769.8123.3
2008147.92.517.555.172.72010.1155.4179262.7
2009150.94.919.546.280.31781.4107.11615.958.4
2010133.9030.523.579.91769.298.71595.475.2
2011134.5011.613.91091915.4122.91746.146.4
2012160.42.224.540.193.62169.8102.52020.546.8
2013157.62.138.314.9102.21842.3102.21710.329.8
2014118.64.126.622.565.41484.3110.41341.232.7
2015163.923927.395.61408.770.21305.333.2
2016205.65.754.722.6122.61546.7341452.460.4
2018178.5032.128.6117.81117.342.81019.155.3
2019183.9036.134.3113.61027.737.9955.634.3

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Purcellville, VA77.3357.68,13292019
Herndon, VA259.21,093.424,714132019
Middleburg, VA0.0463.0709142019
Brunswick, MD233.41,929.75,338152019
Bolivar, WV0.0149.41,350182013
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Frederick, MD405.31,867.760,686242019
Bowie, MD99.81,516.353,840452019
Harrisonburg, VA205.91,698.950,524852019
Lower Paxton, PA176.51,349.044,949932018
Lancaster, PA701.12,643.960,155932018

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Leesburg has grown from a sleepy county seat to a super suburb with terrific parks & rec facilities, an outlet mall, great restaurants (many within the historic old town  More

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Leesburg and the surrounding Loudoun County have high real estate costs, but also high paying jobs/careers. We are close enough to a major metro area (DC) to enjoy all  More

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Over 9 years ago

Cost of living and the property taxes will kill  More

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