Reported Annual Crime In Independence

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime149n/a (estimate)7,7973,8142,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.45.0
Rape1n/a52.344.742.6
Robbery1n/a52.398.086.2
Assault23n/a1,203.6383.4246.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)1,308538381
Burglary19n/a994.2668.1376.0
Theft93n/a4,866.62,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a627.9247.6228.9
Property crime124n/a (estimate)6,4893,2762,200

Independence crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 202% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21.36 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has increased by 48%.

Compare Independence, LA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Independence (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 13

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

      Independence police department

      ItemIndependenceLouisianaNational
      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
      Livingston, LA1,8161811,1051,287
      Albany, LA1,4292031,2381,441
      Natalbany, LA2,9852821,7171,999
      Roseland, LA1,0312881,7552,044
      Amite City, LA4,3214052,4692,874
      Springfield, LA4226543,9814,634
      Tickfaw, LA7156894,1934,881
      Independence, LA1,7041,3086,4897,797

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70457271328
      Scenic, AZ1,7042151,2141,430
      Wilder, VT1,70453398451
      Horton, KS1,7041191,3631,482
      Long Lake, MN1,70449441489
      Independence, LA1,7041,3086,4897,797
      Source: The Independence, 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.