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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCotton Valley/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,884 (estimate)3,5242,346
Murdern/an/an/a15.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a46.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a497.0279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)342 (estimate)639388
Burglaryn/an/an/a510.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a2,107.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a266.9246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,543 (estimate)2,8841,958

Key findings

  • Cotton Valley crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotton Valley are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Cotton Valley you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotton Valley is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotton Valley has decreased by 5%

Cotton Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cotton Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cotton Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cotton Valley is 1 in 293
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cotton Valley is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cotton Valley is 1 in 54

      Year Over Year Crime In Cotton Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Cotton Valley police department

      ItemCotton ValleyLouisianaNational
      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
      Cullen, LA1,024187281468
      Springhill, LA5,1492751,1021,377
      Minden, LA12,7909912,8263,817
      Shongaloo, LA1397023,1693,871
      Sarepta, LA9378653,9054,771
      Dixie Inn, LA2351,1496,8978,046
      Cotton Valley, LA1,1393421,5431,884

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newark, IL1,139147538685
      West Yellowstone, MT1,139721,3691,441
      Big Rock, IL1,139131478608
      Lakewood Club, MI1,139225641866
      Spring Glen, UT1,13992871963
      Cotton Valley, LA1,1393421,5431,884
      Source: The Cotton Valley, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.