Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,967 (estimate)3,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a11.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a38.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a119.1102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a396.4248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)728 (estimate)566386
Burglaryn/an/an/a740.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a220.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,240 (estimate)3,2982,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Simsboro, LA1,2172731,5911,865
Gibsland, LA1,0372901,6901,980
Arcadia, LA2,9393081,7942,102
Minden, LA12,9882061,9902,196
Homer, LA3,1293742,1812,556
Mount Lebanon, LA495373,1283,665
Dubberly, LA2216113,5604,171
Athens, LA2807284,2404,967

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 75% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.61 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has decreased by 1%.

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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 138
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 21

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Browntown, WI2804192,6443,062
Hazel Green, KY2803663,4593,826
Oakford, IL2806433,0223,665
Pleasanton, NE2803572,7743,130
Groveland Station, NY2806012,4713,072
Athens, LA2807284,2404,967
Source: The Athens, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.