Reported Annual Crime In Lake Providence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Providence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)2,1283,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Providence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape1n/a27.338.840.4
Robbery5n/a136.4119.1102.8
Assault45n/a1,227.5396.4248.5
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)1,391566386
Burglary11n/a300.1740.5468.9
Theft15n/a409.22,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a27.3220.8236.9
Property crime27n/a (estimate)7363,2982,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lake Providence, LA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lake Providence, LA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lake Providence, LA crime rates are 45% lower than in comparison to the Louisiana mean and are 25% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lake Providence, LA has a rate that is 146% higher than the Louisiana average; compared to the United States, it is 260% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lake Providence, LA is 78% lower than its state's mean, and 70% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Forest, LA3076153,5834,198
Cary, MS4194294,2434,672
Mayersville, MS6594464,4084,854
Kilbourne, LA4818284,8275,655
Oak Grove, LA1,7189096,8487,758
Lake Providence, LA3,8991,3917362,128

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Providence is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.83 daily crimes that occur in Lake Providence.
  • Lake Providence is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Providence you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Providence has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Providence (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lake Providence, 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 Lake Providence, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 1.82 times less than the state average and 1.33 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lake Providence, LA on a daily bases are 2.46 times more than than Louisiana average and 3.60 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lake Providence, LA are 4.48 times less than the daily state average and 3.33 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lake Providence (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lake Providence, LA compared to every other city in Louisiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lake Providence, LA ranks safer than 21% of every city located within Louisiana along with 6% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Louisiana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Lake Providence, LA. As a result, Lake Providence, LA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Providence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Providence is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Providence is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Providence is 1 in 48
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Lake Providence, LA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Lake Providence, LA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 72. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 136 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Lake Providence, LA is 1 in 48.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Providence (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Lake Providence, 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 Lake Providence, LA has increased by 28% and the rate of property crime in Lake Providence, LA has decreased by 32%. The total crime rate in Lake Providence, LA has decreased by 2% year to year.

Lake Providence police department

ItemLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)87,311556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shrewsbury, NJ3,899241,3811,405
Swanton, OH3,89977720797
Portland, MI3,899102662764
De Motte, IN3,8991821,1611,343
Sidney, NY3,9002741,1251,398
Lake Providence, LA3,8991,3917362,128
Source: The Lake Providence, 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.