Reported Annual Crime In Oakdale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakdale/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime120n/a (estimate)1,5593,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakdale/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape0n/a0.038.840.4
Robbery2n/a26.0119.1102.8
Assault16n/a207.9396.4248.5
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)234566386
Burglary9n/a116.9740.5468.9
Theft89n/a1,156.32,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a52.0220.8236.9
Property crime102n/a (estimate)1,3253,2982,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Oakdale, LA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Oakdale, LA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Oakdale, LA is 60% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Louisiana, and when compared with the national average, is 45% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Oakdale, LA has 59% lower than violent crime rate than Louisiana average, while remaining 39% lower than the national average. In property crime, Oakdale, LA is 60% lower than the average of Louisiana and is 46% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glenmora, LA1,2312911,6951,986
Pine Prairie, LA1,2422961,7272,023
Oberlin, LA1,8032991,7402,039
Mamou, LA3,2034192,4392,858
Turkey Creek, LA3795873,4204,007
Reddell, LA7816703,9044,573
McNary, LA1537414,3195,060
Oakdale, LA7,6932341,3251,559

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oakdale is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in Oakdale.
  • Oakdale is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oakdale you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oakdale has decreased by 69%.

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Daily Crime In Oakdale (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oakdale, LA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Louisiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Oakdale, LA are 2.48 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.82 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Oakdale, LA are 2.42 times less than than Louisiana and 1.65 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oakdale, LA are 2.49 times less than than Louisiana and 1.85 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Oakdale (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oakdale, LA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Oakdale, LA to other cities in the state and across the country, Oakdale, LA is 70% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 54% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Louisiana cities and all around the United States, Oakdale, LA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oakdale, LA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakdale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakdale is 1 in 428
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakdale is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakdale is 1 in 65
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Oakdale, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oakdale, LA you have a 1 in 428 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 76 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oakdale, LA.

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

Determining whether Oakdale, 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. Oakdale, LA has decreased by 66% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 69% year over year. Total crimes for Oakdale, LA has decreased by 69% in the same time frame.

Oakdale police department

ItemOakdaleLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)227,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.23.3
There are a total of 22 Oakdale police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.5% less than the Louisiana average and 13.5% less 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meadow Lakes, AK7,6947603,1693,928
Long Branch, VA7,69271605675
Butner, NC7,6923342,1332,468
Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,6903562,2242,580
Ancient Oaks, PA7,689133735869
Oakdale, LA7,6932341,3251,559
Source: The Oakdale, 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.