Reported Annual Crime In Denham Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenham Springs/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime684n/a (estimate)6,7683,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenham Springs/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.911.85.3
Rape2n/a19.838.840.4
Robbery6n/a59.4119.1102.8
Assault23n/a227.6396.4248.5
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)317566386
Burglary120n/a1,187.3740.5468.9
Theft529n/a5,234.02,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a29.7220.8236.9
Property crime652n/a (estimate)6,4513,2982,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Denham Springs, LA. The total number of reported crimes in Denham Springs, LA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Denham Springs, LA crime rate is 75% higher than the Louisiana average and is 139% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Denham Springs, LA has a violent crime rate that is 44% lower than the Louisiana average and 18% lower than the national average. For property crime, Denham Springs, LA is 96% higher than the Louisiana average and 163% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
French Settlement, LA1,405177353530
Westminster, LA3,103108628736
Inniswold, LA6,6601841,0731,257
Livingston, LA1,8161901,1091,299
Oak Hills Place, LA8,3661991,1571,356
Shenandoah, LA19,9992311,3461,577
Village St. George, LA7,1872461,4361,683
Denham Springs, LA10,2783176,4516,768

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denham Springs is 139% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.54 daily crimes that occur in Denham Springs.
  • Denham Springs is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denham Springs you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denham Springs has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Denham Springs (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Denham Springs, LA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Louisiana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Denham Springs, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 1.75 times more than the state average and 2.39 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Denham Springs, LA on a daily bases are 1.79 times less than than Louisiana average and 1.22 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Denham Springs, LA are 1.96 times more than the daily state average and 2.63 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Denham Springs (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Denham Springs, LA area in comparison to other Louisiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Denham Springs, LA being safer than 32% of cities in Louisiana and 10% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Louisiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Denham Springs, LA. In conclusion, Denham Springs, LA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denham Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denham Springs is 1 in 316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denham Springs is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denham Springs is 1 in 15
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Denham Springs, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Denham Springs, LA you have a 1 in 316 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Denham Springs, LA.

Year Over Year Crime In Denham Springs (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Denham Springs, LA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Denham Springs, LA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 51% in Denham Springs, LA, while property crimes in Denham Springs, LA have decreased by 22%. Crimes in total for Denham Springs, LA have decreased by 24% year over year.

Denham Springs police department

ItemDenham SpringsLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)447,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 44 Denham Springs police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Louisiana average and 29.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jackson, WY10,2792801,8202,100
Berwick, PA10,2762462,3602,606
Pella, IA10,280961,0131,109
Pleasant Grove, AL10,2842621,9332,196
Quartz Hill, CA10,2915623,2263,789
Denham Springs, LA10,2783176,4516,768
Source: The Denham Springs, 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.