Reported Annual Crime In Ville Platte

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVille Platte/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime481n/a (estimate)6,6493,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVille Platte/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape0n/a0.038.840.4
Robbery5n/a69.1119.1102.8
Assault16n/a221.2396.4248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)290566386
Burglary96n/a1,327.1740.5468.9
Theft361n/a4,990.32,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a41.5220.8236.9
Property crime460n/a (estimate)6,3593,2982,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Ville Platte, LA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Ville Platte, 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 Ville Platte, LA crime rates are 72% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana mean and are 134% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ville Platte, LA has a rate that is 49% lower than the Louisiana average; compared to the United States, it is 25% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Ville Platte, LA is 93% higher than its state's mean, and 159% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lawtell, LA1,3062191,2771,496
Pine Prairie, LA1,5022961,7272,023
Mamou, LA3,2114192,4392,858
Turkey Creek, LA3305873,4204,007
Washington, LA6566523,7974,449
Reddell, LA6866703,9044,573
Chataignier, LA4357874,5835,370
Ville Platte, LA7,3362906,3596,649

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ville Platte is 134% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.22 daily crimes that occur in Ville Platte.
  • Ville Platte is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ville Platte you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ville Platte has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Ville Platte (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ville Platte, LA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Louisiana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ville Platte, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 1.72 times more than the state average and 2.34 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Ville Platte, LA on a daily bases are 1.95 times less than than Louisiana average and 1.33 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ville Platte, LA are 1.93 times more than the daily state average and 2.59 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Ville Platte (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Louisiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Ville Platte, LA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ville Platte, LA has been ranked safer than 12% of other cities in the state of Louisiana. In addition, Ville Platte, LA is safer than 2% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Louisiana and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Ville Platte, LA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ville Platte, LA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ville Platte

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ville Platte is 1 in 345
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ville Platte is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ville Platte is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ville Platte, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ville Platte, LA you have a 1 in 345 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ville Platte, LA.

Year Over Year Crime In Ville Platte (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Ville Platte, LA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Ville Platte, LA has decreased by 67% and the rate of property crime in Ville Platte, LA has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Ville Platte, LA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Ville Platte police department

ItemVille PlatteLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)247,311556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wedgefield, FL7,3372861,7882,075
Canal Winchester, OH7,3341621,3921,554
Middletown, KY7,33393878971
Northgate, OH7,3322572,2052,461
Helena Valley Southeast, MT7,3403242,3642,688
Ville Platte, LA7,3362906,3596,649
Source: The Ville Platte, 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.