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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 53%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAma/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,162 (estimate)3,7112,489
Murdern/an/an/a11.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a86.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a402.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)172 (estimate)549379
Burglaryn/an/an/a579.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a230.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)990 (estimate)3,1622,110

Key findings

  • Ama crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ama are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Ama you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ama is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ama has decreased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Ama (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ama

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ama is 1 in 582
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ama is 1 in 101
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ama is 1 in 87

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

      Ama police department

      ItemAmaLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      Sex offenders in Louisiana

      StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
      Louisiana12,948286266
      There are a total of 12,948 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 8% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montz, LA2,059136782918
      Bayou Gauche, LA2,179145834979
      Harahan, LA9,3211298821,011
      Hahnville, LA3,5141709771,147
      Des Allemands, LA1,7791921,1051,296
      Norco, LA2,9481991,1481,348
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882001,1501,350
      Ama, LA1,3491729901,162

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glenwood City, WI1,349131659790
      Allendale, CA1,34962327389
      Columbus, NC1,3491014,7244,824
      Chadwicks, NY1,350194741934
      Bogata, TX1,3502832,2642,547
      Ama, LA1,3491729901,162
      Source: The Ama, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.