Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,005 (estimate)3,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a10.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a118.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a373.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)694 (estimate)540373
Burglaryn/an/an/a759.0491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a208.6220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,310 (estimate)3,3532,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 75% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.71 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 20

Year Over Year Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

Athens police department

ItemAthensLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Simsboro, LA1,2172611,6181,879
Gibsland, LA1,0372771,7181,995
Arcadia, LA2,9392941,8242,117
Minden, LA12,9881572,4102,567
Homer, LA3,1293572,2182,575
Athens, LA2806944,3105,005

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Addieville, IL2804892,5313,020
Ironton, WI2804292,7653,194
Quimby, IA2804203,0063,426
Bennington, ID2802251,8182,043
Culloden, GA2805614,4875,049
Athens, LA2806944,3105,005
Source: The Athens, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.