Reported Annual Crime In Melville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,127 (estimate)3,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a10.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a36.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a118.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a373.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)295 (estimate)540373
Burglaryn/an/an/a759.0491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a208.6220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,832 (estimate)3,3532,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melville is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.83 daily crimes that occur in Melville.
  • Melville is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melville you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melville has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Melville (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melville is 1 in 340
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melville is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melville is 1 in 48

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

Melville police department

ItemMelvilleLouisianaNational
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
Krotz Springs, LA1,063000
Livonia, LA1,5611871,1621,349
Maringouin, LA1,0072571,5971,854
Port Barre, LA1,8132741,7021,976
Fordoche, LA8836033,7464,349
Melville, LA1,0992951,8322,127

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Sumner, NM1,0993001,6891,989
Andrews, IN1,0991961,3111,507
Winslow, IN1,0992041,3621,566
Seligman, MO1,0993582,7453,103
Walls, MS1,099981,0071,105
Melville, LA1,0992951,8322,127
Source: The Melville, 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.