Reported Annual Crime In Abbeville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbbeville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime235n/a (estimate)1,8813,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbbeville/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.012.45.3
Rape4n/a32.039.941.7
Robbery8n/a64.0114.498.0
Assault86n/a688.5390.3248.9
Violent crime98n/a (estimate)785557383
Burglary131n/a1,048.8731.5430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a48.0234.0237.4
Property crime137n/a (estimate)1,0973,3672,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Abbeville, LA. All reported Abbeville, LA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Abbeville, LA overall crime rate is 52% lower than in comparison to the Louisiana average; and is also 31% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Abbeville, LA, the rate is 41% higher than compared to the Louisiana average, and 105% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Abbeville, LA comes in at 67% lower than to the average seen in Louisiana, and 54% lower than the overall national average.

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The Abbeville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Abbeville as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Abbeville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abbeville is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.15 daily crimes that occur in Abbeville.
  • Abbeville is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abbeville you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abbeville has decreased by 69%.

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Compare Abbeville, LA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Abbeville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Abbeville, LA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Louisiana as well as those across America as a whole. The Abbeville, LA total amount of daily offenses is 2.09 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.46 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Abbeville, LA is 1.41 times more than the Louisiana average, and it is 2.05 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Abbeville, LA has a daily crime figure that is 3.07 times less than the Louisiana average and 2.15 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Abbeville (higher is better)

How safe is Abbeville, LA compared to other cities in Louisiana and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Abbeville, LA is safer than 19% of the cities in Louisiana and 5% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Louisiana and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Abbeville, LA. Overall, Abbeville, LA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abbeville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abbeville is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abbeville is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abbeville is 1 in 54
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Abbeville, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Abbeville, LA you have a 1 in 128 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 92 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Abbeville, LA.

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

Determining whether Abbeville, 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. Abbeville, LA has decreased by 33% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 78% year over year. Total crimes for Abbeville, LA has decreased by 69% in the same time frame.

Abbeville police department

ItemAbbevilleLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)417,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.23.3
There are a total of 41 Abbeville police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.7% less than the Louisiana average and 1.8% 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
Milton, LA3,0271509051,055
Maurice, LA1,4611629801,143
Youngsville, LA10,8781171,2351,352
Cade, LA1,7031971,1881,385
Kaplan, LA4,6073681,1471,515
Delcambre, LA2,2732881,7432,031
Broussard, LA10,2212232,2352,458
Abbeville, LA12,4087851,0971,881

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookhaven, MS12,4185432,7733,316
Waxhaw, NC12,398931,1271,219
Ringwood, NJ12,39824297321
Lakeland North, WA12,4202973,1063,403
Grand Terrace, CA12,3932542,2492,503
Abbeville, LA12,4087851,0971,881
Source: The Abbeville, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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