Reported Annual Crime In Independence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime98n/a (estimate)5,7893,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a118.110.34.9
Rape1n/a59.136.938.6
Robbery2n/a118.1118.8101.9
Assault14n/a826.9373.7237.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)1,122540373
Burglary18n/a1,063.2759.0491.4
Theft56n/a3,307.72,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a295.3208.6220.2
Property crime79n/a (estimate)4,6663,3532,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.86 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 18

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

Independence police department

ItemIndependenceLouisianaNational
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
Montpelier, LA249000
Livingston, LA1,9221821,1271,309
Albany, LA1,5451921,1921,384
Tickfaw, LA79001,6191,619
Roseland, LA1,0592811,7482,029
Independence, LA1,9131,1224,6665,789

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pinedale, WY1,91370599669
Belleville, PA1,913142817958
Memphis, MO1,9132178701,087
Lakin, KS1,9131591,1121,272
Calhoun Falls, SC1,9122761,8062,082
Independence, LA1,9131,1224,6665,789
Source: The Independence, 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.