Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

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 peopleJefferson/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,052 (estimate)3,8142,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a11.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a44.742.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.086.2
Assaultn/an/an/a383.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)430 (estimate)538381
Burglaryn/an/an/a668.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a247.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,621 (estimate)3,2762,200

Jefferson crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.36 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has decreased by 1%.

Compare Jefferson, LA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Jefferson (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 233
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 33

      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.

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      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251559441,099
      Ama, LA1,3491681,0261,194
      Harahan, LA9,3211271,1251,252
      Norco, LA2,9481951,1901,385
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8881961,1921,388
      River Ridge, LA13,7062061,2531,459
      Elmwood, LA4,6582071,2601,466
      Jefferson, LA10,5324302,6213,052

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, DE10,5327525,0005,752
      Royse City, TX10,5321539841,137
      Forest, VA10,5372101,7531,964
      Maynard, MA10,526195484679
      Farmington, MI10,526189547736
      Jefferson, LA10,5324302,6213,052
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.