Reported Annual Crime In Minden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinden/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime327n/a (estimate)2,5673,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinden/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.010.34.9
Rape1n/a7.836.938.6
Robbery5n/a39.2118.8101.9
Assault14n/a109.9373.7237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)157540373
Burglary66n/a518.0759.0491.4
Theft223n/a1,750.32,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a141.3208.6220.2
Property crime307n/a (estimate)2,4103,3532,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Minden, LA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 34% lower than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 10% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Minden, LA shows a crime rate that is 71% lower than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 58% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Minden, LA is shown to be 28% lower than the Louisiana average and 3% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Minden is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.03 daily crimes that occur in Minden.
  • Minden is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Minden you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Minden has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Minden (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Minden, LA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national scale. In Minden, LA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.52 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.11 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Minden, LA is 3.44 times less than the Louisiana average and 2.37 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Minden, LA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.03 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Minden (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Minden, LA compared to every other city in Louisiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Minden, LA ranks safer than 67% of every city located within Louisiana along with 52% 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 Minden, LA. As a result, Minden, LA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minden is 1 in 638
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minden is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Minden is 1 in 39
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Minden, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Minden, LA you have a 1 in 638 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Minden, LA.

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

Determining whether Minden, LA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Minden, LA has increased by 13% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Minden, LA has increased by 11% in the same time frame.

Minden police department

ItemMindenLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)297,311556,527
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
Sibley, LA1,381000
Haughton, LA3,45859177237
Gibsland, LA1,0372771,7181,995
Homer, LA3,1293572,2182,575
Mount Lebanon, LA495123,1803,692
Minden, LA12,9881572,4102,567

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Ann, MO12,9886261,9472,573
Huron, SD12,9825192,3602,878
Newton, NC12,9984003,8424,242
Montgomeryville, PA12,977120691811
Justice, IL13,0011239741,096
Minden, LA12,9881572,4102,567
Source: The Minden, 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.