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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 131%
Property crime 57%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinden/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime502n/a (estimate)4,1893,7112,489
Murder1n/a8.311.75.0
Rape5n/a41.748.942.6
Robbery19n/a158.586.681.6
Assault80n/a667.6402.1250.2
Violent crime105n/a (estimate)876549379
Burglary110n/a917.9579.0340.5
Theft273n/a2,278.02,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a116.8230.5219.9
Property crime397n/a (estimate)3,3133,1622,110

Key findings

  • Minden crime rates are 68% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Minden are 131% higher than the national average
  • In Minden you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Minden is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Minden has increased by 90%

Minden crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Minden (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Minden, LA per 100,000 people. In Minden, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.13 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.68 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Minden is 1.60 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.31 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Minden has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.57 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Minden (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Minden to every other city in Louisiana, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Minden safe? The gauges above illustrate that Minden is safer than 21% of every city located within Louisiana along with 5% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Louisiana and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Minden, LA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minden is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minden is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Minden is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Minden, Louisiana you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Minden.

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

      Determining whether Minden is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Minden violent crime rates have increased by 496%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 61% year over year. Total crimes for Minden has increased by 90% in the same time frame.

      Minden police department

      ItemMindenLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)297,311558,732
      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
      Sibley, LA1,487000
      Cotton Valley, LA1,1392941,6911,985
      Homer, LA3,0464082,3482,756
      Haughton, LA3,3954382,5993,036
      Dubberly, LA2245573,2093,766
      Heflin, LA1866763,8944,570
      Athens, LA2767014,0384,739
      Minden, LA12,7908763,3134,189

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fruita, CO12,7901631,5401,703
      New Kensington, PA12,7935302,6483,178
      Port Neches, TX12,7942891,5461,835
      Athens, TX12,7963672,2102,577
      Glen Carbon, IL12,78231656687
      Minden, LA12,7908763,3134,189
      Source: The Minden, 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.