Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,789 (estimate)3,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/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)248 (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)1,541 (estimate)3,3532,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.9 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 404
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 56

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

Benton police department

ItemBentonLouisianaNational
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
Haughton, LA3,45859177237
Lakeview, LA1,0561771,0991,276
Blanchard, LA2,9111031,5121,615
Eastwood, LA4,3872741,7021,977
Vivian, LA3,6823512,1822,533
Benton, LA1,8782481,5411,789

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bloomington, TX1,8782141,4691,682
Lake Mills, IA1,878120858978
Langdon, ND1,878101895997
Snow Hill, NC1,8782533,8004,053
Lockney, TX1,8782041,4031,607
Benton, LA1,8782481,5411,789
Source: The Benton, 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.