Reported Annual Crime In Monroe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,458n/a (estimate)10,9813,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder18n/a36.210.34.9
Rape44n/a88.536.938.6
Robbery167n/a336.0118.8101.9
Assault1,064n/a2,140.7373.7237.8
Violent crime1,293n/a (estimate)2,601540373
Burglary895n/a1,800.7759.0491.4
Theft3,144n/a6,325.62,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft126n/a253.5208.6220.2
Property crime4,165n/a (estimate)8,3803,3532,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Monroe, LA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Monroe, 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 Monroe, LA crime rates are 182% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana mean and are 284% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Monroe, LA has a rate that is 382% higher than the Louisiana average; compared to the United States, it is 598% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Monroe, LA is 150% higher than its state's mean, and 237% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe is 284% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 30.09 daily crimes that occur in Monroe.
  • Monroe is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monroe has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Monroe, LA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national scale. In Monroe, LA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.82 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.84 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Monroe, LA is 4.82 times more than the Louisiana average and 6.98 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Monroe, LA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.50 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.37 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Monroe (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Monroe, LA area in comparison to other Louisiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Monroe, LA being safer than 0% of cities in Louisiana and 0% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Louisiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Monroe, LA. In conclusion, Monroe, LA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 10
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Monroe, LA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Monroe, LA, then there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 12. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 10 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Monroe, LA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monroe, LA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Monroe, LA has increased by 330%, the amount of property crime in Monroe, LA has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Monroe, LA has increased by 1% year to year.

Monroe police department

ItemMonroeLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2077,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 207 Monroe police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1% less than the Louisiana average and 28.1% greater than the National average.

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
Lakeshore, LA1,5912051,2761,481
Sterlington, LA1,8212471,5321,778
Swartz, LA4,9773732,3192,692
Bawcomville, LA3,6823902,4192,809
Claiborne, LA11,5755063,1443,650
Monroe, LA49,4552,6018,38010,981

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Ankeny, IA49,4882211,1901,411
Wilson, NC49,3896094,1084,717
Downers Grove, IL49,372581,3541,412
Doral, FL49,3631453,6263,771
Monroe, LA49,4552,6018,38010,981
Source: The Monroe, 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.