Reported Annual Crime In Covington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime397n/a (estimate)4,0013,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.010.34.9
Rape0n/a0.036.938.6
Robbery4n/a40.3118.8101.9
Assault24n/a241.9373.7237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)282540373
Burglary38n/a383.0759.0491.4
Theft318n/a3,205.02,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a131.0208.6220.2
Property crime369n/a (estimate)3,7193,3532,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Covington, LA. All reported Covington, LA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Covington, LA overall crime rate is 3% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana average; and is also 40% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Covington, LA, the rate is 48% lower than compared to the Louisiana average, and 24% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Covington, LA comes in at 11% higher than to the average seen in Louisiana, and 50% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.96 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Covington, LA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Louisiana as well as those across America as a whole. The Covington, LA total amount of daily offenses is 1.03 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.40 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Covington, LA is 1.91 times less than the Louisiana average, and it is 1.32 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Covington, LA has a daily crime figure that is 1.11 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.50 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Covington (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Covington, LA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Covington, LA to other cities in the state and across the country, Covington, LA is 49% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 29% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Louisiana cities and all around the United States, Covington, LA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Covington, LA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 355
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Covington, LA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Covington, LA, then there is a 1 in 355 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 27. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Covington, LA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Covington, LA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Covington, LA has decreased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Covington, LA has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Covington, LA has decreased by 11% year to year.

Covington police department

ItemCovingtonLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)447,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.94.23.3
There are a total of 44 Covington police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.5% greater than the Louisiana average and 50.8% greater than the National average.

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
Abita Springs, LA2,5121469041,050
Madisonville, LA8412181,3551,573
Mandeville, LA12,1021222,2922,413
Folsom, LA6661312,7452,876
Lacombe, LA7,7264382,7223,160
Covington, LA9,1512823,7194,001

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Louisville, OH9,1511421,3131,455
Milton, FL9,1493752,4702,845
Shelby, OH9,149333,0763,109
Linganore, MD9,1543371,7052,041
The Village, OK9,1471172,6112,728
Covington, LA9,1512823,7194,001
Source: The Covington, 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.