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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarahan/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime118n/a (estimate)1,2523,8142,580
Murder0n/a0.011.45.0
Rape1n/a10.644.742.6
Robbery4n/a42.498.086.2
Assault7n/a74.3383.4246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)127538381
Burglary17n/a180.4668.1376.0
Theft81n/a859.52,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a84.9247.6228.9
Property crime106n/a (estimate)1,1253,2762,200

Key findings

  • Harahan crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harahan are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Harahan you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harahan is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harahan has decreased by 13%

Harahan crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Harahan (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Harahan, per 100,000 residents. In Harahan, the total number of daily crimes is 3.05 times less than the Louisiana average and 2.06 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Harahan are 4.22 times less than the Louisiana average and 2.99 times less than the national average. For property crime, Harahan has a daily crime rate that is 2.91 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.96 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Harahan (higher is better)

      Is Harahan safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Harahan to other cities in the state and across the country, Harahan is 80% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 69% safer than other cities in the nation. Harahan has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harahan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harahan is 1 in 786
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harahan is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harahan is 1 in 80
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Harahan, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 786. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 89 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Harahan is 1 in 80.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Harahan, LA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Harahan has increased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Harahan has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Harahan has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Harahan police department

      ItemHarahanLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)287,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.23.3
      There are a total of 28 Harahan police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29% less than the Louisiana average and 7.7% less than the National average.

      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
      Bayou Gauche, LA2,1791428641,006
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251559441,099
      Hahnville, LA3,5141661,0121,178
      Ama, LA1,3491681,0261,194
      Norco, LA2,9481951,1901,385
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8881961,1921,388
      Paradis, LA1,5422041,2441,449
      Harahan, LA9,3211271,1251,252

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Louisville, OH9,318961,5191,615
      Walnut Grove, WA9,3243233,0453,368
      Columbia City, IN9,3243842,1912,575
      Springfield, FL9,3183892,9753,363
      The Village, OK9,3102962,6172,913
      Harahan, LA9,3211271,1251,252
      Source: The Harahan, 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.