Reported Annual Crime In Monroe

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 peopleMonroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,161n/a (estimate)10,4573,9242,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonroe/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a26.312.45.3
Rape35n/a70.939.941.7
Robbery214n/a433.6114.498.0
Assault836n/a1,693.9390.3248.9
Violent crime1,098n/a (estimate)2,225557394
Burglary848n/a1,718.2731.5430.4
Theft3,011n/a6,100.82,401.31,694.4
Vehicle theft204n/a413.3234.0237.4
Property crime4,063n/a (estimate)8,2323,3672,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Monroe, LA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Monroe, LA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Monroe, LA crime rates are 167% higher than in comparison to the Louisiana mean and are 279% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Monroe, LA has a rate that is 299% higher than the Louisiana average; compared to the United States, it is 465% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Monroe, LA is 145% higher than its state's mean, and 249% higher than the country's average.
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The Monroe crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Monroe 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 Monroe crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe is 279% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 28.65 daily crimes that occur in Monroe.
  • Monroe is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monroe has decreased by 5%.

Compare Monroe, LA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Monroe, LA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national scale. In Monroe, LA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.67 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.79 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Monroe, LA is 3.99 times more than the Louisiana average and 5.65 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Monroe, LA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.45 times more than the Louisiana average and 3.49 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Monroe (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Monroe, LA area in comparison to other Louisiana communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Monroe, LA being safer than 3% of cities in Louisiana and 0% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Louisiana cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Monroe, LA. In conclusion, Monroe, LA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 10
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Monroe, 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 Monroe, LA, then there is a 1 in 45 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 13. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 10 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Monroe, LA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monroe, 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 Monroe, LA has decreased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Monroe, LA has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Monroe, LA has decreased by 5% year to year.

Monroe police department

ItemMonroeLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2077,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.23.3
There are a total of 207 Monroe police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1% less than the Louisiana average and 28.7% 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
Start, LA1,0352011,2141,415
Lakeshore, LA1,7552291,3841,613
Sterlington, LA2,1652781,6791,956
Bawcomville, LA2,7753322,0082,341
Brownsville, LA3,8204132,4962,909
Swartz, LA5,2355163,1213,638
Claiborne, LA11,2995363,2403,776
Monroe, LA49,3612,2258,23210,457

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,3531002,4602,560
Leesburg, VA49,4011421,2241,366
Galveston, TX49,4435043,5084,012
Florin, CA49,4867424,1254,867
Logan, UT49,539941,3281,422
Monroe, LA49,3612,2258,23210,457
Source: The Monroe, 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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