When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lake Charles, LA. All reported Lake Charles, 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 Lake Charles, LA overall crime rate is 23% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana average; and is also 67% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lake Charles, LA, the rate is 37% higher than compared to the Louisiana average, and 99% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lake Charles, LA comes in at 21% higher than to the average seen in Louisiana, and 63% higher than the overall national average.