Reported Annual Crime In Minden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinden/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime221n/a (estimate)1,7683,9242,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinden/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.012.45.3
Rape1n/a8.039.941.7
Robbery4n/a32.0114.498.0
Assault3n/a24.0390.3248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)64557383
Burglary35n/a280.1731.5430.4
Theft170n/a1,360.32,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a64.0234.0237.4
Property crime213n/a (estimate)1,7043,3672,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Minden, LA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 55% lower than the average of crimes committed in Louisiana. It is also 36% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Minden, LA shows a crime rate that is 89% lower than the Louisiana average. The crime rate is also 83% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Minden, LA is shown to be 49% lower than the Louisiana average and 28% lower than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Minden crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Minden is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.85 daily crimes that occur in Minden.
  • Minden is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Minden you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Minden has decreased by 31%.

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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 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national scale. In Minden, LA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.22 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.55 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Minden, LA is 8.70 times less than the Louisiana average and 5.98 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Minden, LA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.98 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.39 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Minden (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Minden, LA compared to every other city in Louisiana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Minden, LA ranks safer than 72% of every city located within Louisiana along with 52% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Minden, LA. As a result, Minden, LA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of 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 1563
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minden is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Minden is 1 in 57
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Minden, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Minden, LA you have a 1 in 1563 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 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Minden, LA.

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

Determining whether Minden, LA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Minden, LA has decreased by 59% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 29% year over year. Total crimes for Minden, LA has decreased by 31% 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
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
Haughton, LA3,3950454454
Sibley, LA1,48786855941
Cotton Valley, LA1,1392981,8012,099
Homer, LA3,0464142,5002,914
Dubberly, LA2245653,4173,982
Heflin, LA1866864,1464,832
Athens, LA2767114,3005,011
Minden, LA12,790641,7041,768

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fruita, CO12,7901931,3261,519
New Kensington, PA12,7934003,8864,285
Port Neches, TX12,7943911,6282,020
Athens, TX12,7963202,6432,963
Conneaut, OH12,7823803,0823,462
Minden, LA12,790641,7041,768
Source: The Minden, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.