Reported Annual Crime In Gretna

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGretna/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime721n/a (estimate)4,0263,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGretna/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.211.85.3
Rape2n/a11.238.840.4
Robbery13n/a72.6119.1102.8
Assault25n/a139.6396.4248.5
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)235566386
Burglary88n/a491.4740.5468.9
Theft567n/a3,166.22,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft24n/a134.0220.8236.9
Property crime679n/a (estimate)3,7923,2982,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Gretna, LA. All reported Gretna, 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 Gretna, LA overall crime rate is 4% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana average; and is also 42% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Gretna, LA, the rate is 59% lower than compared to the Louisiana average, and 39% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Gretna, LA comes in at 15% higher than to the average seen in Louisiana, and 55% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lafourche Crossing, LA2,3011619391,101
Ama, LA1,3621659641,129
Elmwood, LA4,7582091,2191,428
Harahan, LA9,324961,3461,442
River Ridge, LA13,8352261,3171,543
Jean Lafitte, LA2,1102351,3691,604
Poydras, LA2,3092801,6341,915
Gretna, LA17,8012353,7924,026

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gretna is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.03 daily crimes that occur in Gretna.
  • Gretna is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gretna you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gretna has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Gretna (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Gretna, 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 Gretna, LA total amount of daily offenses is 1.04 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.42 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Gretna, LA is 2.41 times less than the Louisiana average, and it is 1.65 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Gretna, LA has a daily crime figure that is 1.15 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.55 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Gretna (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Gretna, 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 Gretna, LA to other cities in the state and across the country, Gretna, LA is 54% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 30% 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, Gretna, LA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Gretna, LA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gretna

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gretna is 1 in 427
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gretna is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gretna is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Gretna, 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 Gretna, LA, then there is a 1 in 427 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 Gretna, LA.

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

A good indicator of whether Gretna, LA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Gretna, LA has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Gretna, LA has increased by 22% year over year. The number of total crimes in Gretna, LA has increased by 18% year over year.

Gretna police department

ItemGretnaLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1297,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.24.23.3
There are a total of 129 Gretna police officers. This results in 7.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71% greater than the Louisiana average and 121.3% 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
Boone, NC17,8021902,1392,329
Belle Glade, FL17,7851,6035,2496,851
Hannibal, MO17,7794154,2694,684
Wallingford Center, CT17,8242682,1352,403
Tiffin, OH17,835742,3702,444
Gretna, LA17,8012353,7924,026
Source: The Gretna, 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.