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Crime in Louisiana

The crime rate in Louisiana State is higher than the national average, with a violent crime rate of 30.1 compared to 22.7 for the US as a whole. Similarly, Louisiana's property crime rate stands at 48.3, higher than the national average of 35.4. This shows that Louisiana has a significantly higher level of criminal activity than other states in the US, which can be concerning for residents and visitors alike. Given this fact, it is important to take extra precautions when traveling to or around the state in order to ensure personal safety and security.

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

Louisiana violent crime is 30.1. (The US average is 22.7)
Louisiana property crime is 48.3. (The US average is 35.4)

 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft

Simmesport, LA Crime History

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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Simmesport, LA1,032.85,433.32,22782003
Moreauville, LA0.00.0900182018
Cottonport, LA0.01,233.91,957202017
St. Francisville, LA1,147.44,589.81,687222014
Krotz Springs, LA662.32,897.41,205242019
Marksville, LA2,216.46,202.35,489262019

Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Houston, TX1072.24,319.52,177,2732312019
Memphis, TN1,901.46,128.4669,2643092019
Dallas, TX862.93,321.31,320,9393242019
Fort Worth, TX444.52,688.4670,6933552019
Austin, TX400.93,710.5832,9013602019
San Antonio, TX708.54,324.21,498,6424172019

Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

Reviews for Louisiana    28 Reviews

Personal Experience While Living in Sienna Plantat - 2/6/2015
In regards to crime, schools, and some of the management while living there (it being a master planned community in an extraterritorial jurisdiction of Missouri City), I... Read More

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Small town. .but making a comeback ! - 10/24/2012
Lake Charles promises great prosperity in future years. .suffering economically like most smaller cities, there are big plans for future growth in industry and... Read More

So sad for the people - 7/3/2012
I have lived in Louisiana all my life and never in the past considered leaving. It was the state I was born in. I had hope in this governor that we elected. Bur it... Read More

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