Reported Annual Crime In Alexandria

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlexandria/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,887n/a (estimate)10,2113,9242,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlexandria/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder17n/a35.512.45.3
Rape9n/a18.839.941.7
Robbery129n/a269.5114.498.0
Assault535n/a1,117.8390.3248.9
Violent crime690n/a (estimate)1,442557394
Burglary987n/a2,062.3731.5430.4
Theft2,953n/a6,170.12,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft257n/a537.0234.0237.4
Property crime4,197n/a (estimate)8,7693,3672,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Alexandria, 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 Alexandria, 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 Alexandria, LA averages 160% higher than the rest of Louisiana while the rate of crime on a national scale is 270% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Alexandria, LA is 159% higher than the average rate of crime in Louisiana and 266% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 160% higher than the remainder of the state of Louisiana and 271% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Alexandria, LA area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alexandria is 270% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 27.98 daily crimes that occur in Alexandria.
  • Alexandria is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alexandria you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alexandria has decreased by 2%.

Compare Alexandria, LA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Alexandria (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Alexandria, 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 Alexandria, LA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Louisiana state wide, are 2.60 times more than the state average and 3.70 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Alexandria, LA on a daily bases are 2.59 times more than than Louisiana average and 3.66 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Alexandria, LA are 2.60 times more than the daily state average and 3.71 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Alexandria (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Alexandria, LA compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Alexandria, LA safer than 4% when compared to other Louisiana cities, and 0% 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 Alexandria, LA. At this time, Alexandria, LA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alexandria

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alexandria is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alexandria is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alexandria is 1 in 10
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Alexandria, 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 Alexandria, LA, you have a 1 in 70 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 12. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Alexandria, LA is 1 in 10.

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

The year over year crime rate for Alexandria, LA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Alexandria, LA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 29% in Alexandria, LA, while property crimes in Alexandria, LA have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Alexandria, LA have decreased by 2% year over year.

Alexandria police department

ItemAlexandriaLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1907,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.23.3
There are a total of 190 Alexandria police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.2% less than the Louisiana average and 20.6% 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
Ball, LA4,014199299499
Woodworth, LA1,2011649941,159
Boyce, LA1,4392721,6411,913
Prospect, LA6516163,7234,338
Lecompte, LA9048034,8555,659
Pineville, LA14,4771,0237,2348,257
Alexandria, LA48,0441,4428,76910,211

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Collierville, TN48,0051511,8301,980
Tuckahoe, VA47,9971891,6311,820
Stillwater, OK48,1042732,2392,512
Dunwoody, GA48,1281284,0614,189
East Honolulu, HI47,9571081,2231,331
Alexandria, LA48,0441,4428,76910,211
Source: The Alexandria, 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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