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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 18%
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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 peopleJefferson/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,819 (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)511 (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)2,307 (estimate)2,8841,958

Key findings

  • Jefferson crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jefferson are 32% higher than the national average
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jefferson is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jefferson has decreased by 5%

Jefferson crime map

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      Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 196
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 36

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

      Jefferson police department

      ItemJeffersonLouisianaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harahan, LA9,32186811897
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251848311,015
      Ama, LA1,3492009031,103
      Norco, LA2,9482321,0471,280
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882321,0491,282
      River Ridge, LA13,7062441,1031,348
      Elmwood, LA4,6582461,1091,355
      Jefferson, LA10,5325112,3072,819

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, DE10,5326504,1194,769
      Royse City, TX10,5321691,3321,501
      Forest, VA10,5372201,5321,752
      Maynard, MA10,526149447595
      Farmington, MI10,52638324362
      Jefferson, LA10,5325112,3072,819
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.