Reported Annual Crime In West Monroe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Monroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,170n/a (estimate)9,0283,8932,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Monroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a23.110.34.9
Rape14n/a108.036.938.6
Robbery12n/a92.6118.8101.9
Assault87n/a671.3373.7237.8
Violent crime116n/a (estimate)895540373
Burglary253n/a1,952.2759.0491.4
Theft764n/a5,895.12,385.81,775.4
Vehicle theft37n/a285.5208.6220.2
Property crime1,054n/a (estimate)8,1333,3532,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in West Monroe, LA. The total number of reported crimes in West Monroe, LA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall West Monroe, LA crime rate is 132% higher than the Louisiana average and is 216% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, West Monroe, LA has a violent crime rate that is 66% higher than the Louisiana average and 140% higher than the national average. For property crime, West Monroe, LA is 143% higher than the Louisiana average and 227% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Monroe is 216% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 24.73 daily crimes that occur in West Monroe.
  • West Monroe is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Monroe you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Monroe has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In West Monroe (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Monroe, 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 West Monroe, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 2.32 times more than the state average and 3.16 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in West Monroe, LA on a daily bases are 1.66 times more than than Louisiana average and 2.40 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Monroe, LA are 2.43 times more than the daily state average and 3.27 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is West Monroe (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in West Monroe, LA compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that West Monroe, LA safer than 8% when compared to other Louisiana cities, and 2% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Louisiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than West Monroe, LA. At this time, West Monroe, LA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Monroe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Monroe is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Monroe is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Monroe is 1 in 12
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in West 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 West Monroe, LA, then there is a 1 in 112 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 13. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 12 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Monroe, LA.

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

A good indicator of whether West Monroe, 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 West Monroe, LA has increased by 267%, while the property crime rate in West Monroe, LA has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in West Monroe, LA has increased by 5% year over year.

West Monroe police department

ItemWest MonroeLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)837,311556,527
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
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
West Monroe, LA13,0738958,1339,028

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Falls Church, VA13,0741441,7521,896
Sauk Rapids, MN13,079742,8192,893
Western Springs, IL13,0667314322
Hidalgo, TX13,0632182,1342,352
West Carrollton, OH13,0872932,8583,150
West Monroe, LA13,0738958,1339,028
Source: The West 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.