Reported Annual Crime In Jennings

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJennings/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime405n/a (estimate)4,0203,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJennings/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.012.45.3
Rape0n/a0.039.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.0114.498.0
Assault21n/a208.5390.3248.9
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)208557383
Burglary63n/a625.4731.5430.4
Theft320n/a3,176.52,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a9.9234.0237.4
Property crime384n/a (estimate)3,8123,3672,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Jennings, LA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Jennings, LA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Jennings, LA is 2% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Louisiana, and when compared with the national average, is 46% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Jennings, LA has 63% lower than violent crime rate than Louisiana average, while remaining 46% lower than the national average. In property crime, Jennings, LA is 13% higher than the average of Louisiana and is 61% higher than the national average.

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The Jennings crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jennings as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Jennings crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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  • The overall crime rate in Jennings is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.01 daily crimes that occur in Jennings.
  • Jennings is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jennings you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jennings has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Jennings (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Jennings, LA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Louisiana as well as national figures. In Jennings, LA the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Jennings, LA are 2.67 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.84 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Jennings, LA has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Jennings (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jennings, LA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Louisiana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Jennings, LA to other cities in the state and across the country, Jennings, LA is 59% safer than other cities of Louisiana and 33% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Louisiana cities and all around the United States, Jennings, LA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jennings, LA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jennings

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jennings is 1 in 480
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jennings is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jennings is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Jennings, LA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Jennings, LA, then there is a 1 in 480 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 27. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Jennings, LA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jennings, LA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Jennings, LA has not changed, the amount of property crime in Jennings, LA has increased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Jennings, LA has increased by 15% year to year.

Jennings police department

ItemJenningsLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)397,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.23.3
There are a total of 39 Jennings police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.9% less than the Louisiana average and 14.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Iota, LA1,7372401,4501,690
Gueydan, LA1,4592501,5101,760
Lake Arthur, LA2,7423091,8712,180
Roanoke, LA4797184,3435,061
Welsh, LA3,2201,8253,2495,074
Estherwood, LA9567384,4595,197
Mermentau, LA6947434,4905,233
Jennings, LA10,1802083,8124,020

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Great Neck, NY10,183136577713
Marlton, NJ10,1872471,6811,929
Paris, TN10,1685003,8264,326
Columbia, IL10,19377704781
Waterloo, IL10,1974151,9002,315
Jennings, LA10,1802083,8124,020
Source: The Jennings, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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