Reported Annual Crime In Meraux

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeraux/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,223 (estimate)3,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMeraux/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)447 (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)2,776 (estimate)3,3532,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Meraux is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.83 daily crimes that occur in Meraux.
  • Meraux is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Meraux you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Meraux has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Meraux (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meraux

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meraux is 1 in 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meraux is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Meraux is 1 in 32

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

Meraux police department

ItemMerauxLouisianaNational
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
Lafourche Crossing, LA2,3011549551,109
Jean Lafitte, LA2,1102241,3921,616
Poydras, LA2,3092681,6621,929
Belle Chasse, LA13,1712871,7792,066
Arabi, LA4,5213872,4022,789
Meraux, LA6,6274472,7763,223

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Raton, NM6,6272582,8573,115
Champion Heights, OH6,6262562,2722,529
Wickenburg, AZ6,6292072,7662,973
Oneonta, AL6,6233613,1173,478
Cedarhurst, NY6,631156659815
Meraux, LA6,6274472,7763,223
Source: The Meraux, 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.