Reported Annual Crime In Baker

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaker/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime417n/a (estimate)3,0703,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaker/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a14.712.45.3
Rape4n/a29.439.941.7
Robbery8n/a58.9114.498.0
Assault37n/a272.4390.3248.9
Violent crime51n/a (estimate)375557383
Burglary51n/a375.4731.5430.4
Theft303n/a2,230.62,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a88.3234.0237.4
Property crime366n/a (estimate)2,6943,3672,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Baker, LA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 22% lower than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Baker, LA shows a crime rate that is 33% lower than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 2% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Baker, LA is shown to be 20% lower than the Louisiana average and 14% higher than the national average.

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The Baker crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Baker 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 Baker crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baker is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.41 daily crimes that occur in Baker.
  • Baker is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Baker you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baker has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Baker (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Baker, LA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national level. In Baker, LA the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Baker, LA is 1.48 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.02 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Baker, LA has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.14 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Baker (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Baker, LA area in comparison to other Louisiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Baker, LA being safer than 32% of cities in Louisiana and 12% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Louisiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Baker, LA. In conclusion, Baker, LA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Baker

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Baker is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Baker is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Baker is 1 in 33
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Baker, 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 Baker, LA, you have a 1 in 267 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 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Baker, LA is 1 in 33.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Baker, 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 Baker, LA has decreased by 40% and the rate of property crime in Baker, LA has decreased by 31%. The total crime rate in Baker, LA has decreased by 32% year to year.

Baker police department

ItemBakerLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)377,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.23.3
There are a total of 37 Baker police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.6% less than the Louisiana average and 18.8% less 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
Addis, LA4,4201760176
Westminster, LA3,103106641747
Erwinville, LA2,0231609691,129
Brusly, LA2,67501,1321,132
Inniswold, LA6,6601811,0951,276
St. Francisville, LA2,0641851,1201,305
Oak Hills Place, LA8,3661951,1811,377
Baker, LA13,7543752,6943,070

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Olivehurst, CA13,7556653,7004,365
Gardendale, AL13,7503752,1182,493
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,7581911,2951,485
Circleville, OH13,7614085,1105,518
Lyndhurst, OH13,7361321,3251,457
Baker, LA13,7543752,6943,070
Source: The Baker, 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.