Reported Annual Crime In Ponchatoula

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePonchatoula/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime632n/a (estimate)9,0453,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePonchatoula/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.010.34.9
Rape1n/a14.336.938.6
Robbery13n/a186.1118.8101.9
Assault71n/a1,016.2373.7237.8
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)1,217540373
Burglary122n/a1,746.1759.0491.4
Theft405n/a5,796.52,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a286.2208.6220.2
Property crime547n/a (estimate)7,8293,3532,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Ponchatoula, LA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Ponchatoula, LA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Ponchatoula, LA averages 132% higher than the rest of Louisiana while the rate of crime on a national scale is 216% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Ponchatoula, LA is 125% higher than the average rate of crime in Louisiana and 227% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 133% higher than the remainder of the state of Louisiana and 215% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Ponchatoula, LA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ponchatoula is 216% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.78 daily crimes that occur in Ponchatoula.
  • Ponchatoula is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ponchatoula you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ponchatoula has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Ponchatoula (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ponchatoula, LA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Louisiana as well as national figures. In Ponchatoula, LA the total number of daily crimes is 2.32 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.16 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Ponchatoula, LA are 2.25 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.27 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Ponchatoula, LA has a daily crime rate that is 2.33 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.15 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Ponchatoula (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Ponchatoula, LA compared to every other city in Louisiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ponchatoula, LA ranks safer than 0% of every city located within Louisiana along with 0% 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 Ponchatoula, LA. As a result, Ponchatoula, LA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ponchatoula

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ponchatoula is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ponchatoula is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ponchatoula is 1 in 12
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Ponchatoula, LA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Ponchatoula, LA, you have a 1 in 83 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 13. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Ponchatoula, LA is 1 in 12.

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

A good indicator of whether Ponchatoula, LA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Ponchatoula, LA has increased by 82%, while the property crime rate in Ponchatoula, LA has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ponchatoula, LA has increased by 13% year over year.

Ponchatoula police department

ItemPonchatoulaLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)287,311556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 28 Ponchatoula police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% less than the Louisiana average and 28.3% 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
Albany, LA1,5451921,1921,384
Tickfaw, LA79001,6191,619
Killian, LA9691531,6791,832
Natalbany, LA2,9002861,7752,061
Folsom, LA6661312,7452,876
Ponchatoula, LA6,7511,2177,8299,045

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West View, PA6,7521041,6411,745
Clairton, PA6,7526121,9542,566
Sudden Valley, WA6,7492282,7843,012
Centerville, SC6,7494292,8013,230
Treasure Island, FL6,7494683,7594,227
Ponchatoula, LA6,7511,2177,8299,045
Source: The Ponchatoula, 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.