Reported Annual Crime In Broussard

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBroussard/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime319n/a (estimate)2,6593,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBroussard/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape1n/a8.338.840.4
Robbery5n/a41.7119.1102.8
Assault25n/a208.4396.4248.5
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)258566386
Burglary114n/a950.2740.5468.9
Theft158n/a1,316.92,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a133.4220.8236.9
Property crime288n/a (estimate)2,4003,2982,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Broussard, 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 31% lower than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 6% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Broussard, LA shows a crime rate that is 54% lower than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Broussard, LA is shown to be 27% lower than the Louisiana average and 2% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Broussard is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Broussard.
  • Broussard is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Broussard you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Broussard has decreased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Broussard (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Broussard, LA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Louisiana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Broussard, LA are 1.45 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.07 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Broussard, LA are 2.19 times less than than Louisiana and 1.50 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Broussard, LA are 1.37 times less than than Louisiana and 1.02 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Broussard (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Broussard, LA compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Broussard, LA safer than 63% when compared to other Louisiana cities, and 41% 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 Broussard, LA. At this time, Broussard, LA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Broussard

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Broussard is 1 in 388
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Broussard is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Broussard is 1 in 38
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Broussard, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Broussard, LA you have a 1 in 388 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Broussard, LA.

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

Determining whether Broussard, 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. Broussard, LA has increased by 22% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 39% year over year. Total crimes for Broussard, LA has decreased by 35% in the same time frame.

Broussard police department

ItemBroussardLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)307,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.23.3
There are a total of 30 Broussard police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15% less than the Louisiana average and 10.5% 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
Erath, LA1,957142522665
Milton, LA3,0271528861,039
Maurice, LA1,4611659601,125
Cade, LA1,7032001,1641,363
Cecilia, LA1,6742241,3051,529
Youngsville, LA10,8782511,4641,715
Ossun, LA1,9602541,4801,734
Broussard, LA10,2212582,4002,659

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Lancaster, NY10,2204912,0192,510
Lanham, MD10,2195142,4862,999
Alpena, MI10,2132872,0952,382
Bel Air, MD10,2114912,3752,865
Panthersville, GA10,2325293,9964,525
Broussard, LA10,2212582,4002,659
Source: The Broussard, 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.