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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJean Lafitte/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,350 (estimate)3,7112,489
Murdern/an/an/a11.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a86.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a402.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)200 (estimate)549379
Burglaryn/an/an/a579.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a230.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,150 (estimate)3,1622,110

Key findings

  • Jean Lafitte crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jean Lafitte are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Jean Lafitte you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jean Lafitte is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jean Lafitte has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Jean Lafitte (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jean Lafitte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jean Lafitte is 1 in 501
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jean Lafitte is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jean Lafitte is 1 in 75

      Year Over Year Crime In Jean Lafitte (per 100,000 people)

      Jean Lafitte police department

      ItemJean LafitteLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)817,311558,732
      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
      Harahan, LA9,3211298821,011
      Ama, LA1,3491729901,162
      River Ridge, LA13,7062101,2101,420
      Elmwood, LA4,6582111,2161,427
      Barataria, LA1,0082211,2721,493
      Destrehan, LA11,2112781,6001,877
      Poydras, LA2,3942841,6331,917
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882001,1501,350

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Afton, WY1,8880595595
      Lake Catherine, IL1,888155702857
      Brownlee Park, MI1,8872398681,107
      Noank, CT1,88936280316
      Vernon Center, NJ1,88795614709
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882001,1501,350
      Source: The Jean Lafitte, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.