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Total crime 180%
Violent crime 132%
Property crime 189%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNatchitoches/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,300n/a (estimate)7,2303,8142,580
Murder4n/a22.211.45.0
Rape8n/a44.544.742.6
Robbery14n/a77.998.086.2
Assault133n/a739.7383.4246.8
Violent crime159n/a (estimate)884538381
Burglary308n/a1,712.9668.1376.0
Theft785n/a4,365.72,360.41,594.6
Vehicle theft48n/a266.9247.6228.9
Property crime1,141n/a (estimate)6,3463,2762,200

Key findings

  • Natchitoches crime rates are 180% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Natchitoches are 132% higher than the national average
  • In Natchitoches you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Natchitoches is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Natchitoches has decreased by 6%

Natchitoches crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Natchitoches (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Natchitoches for every 100,000 residents. The Natchitoches total amount of daily crime is 1.90 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.80 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Natchitoches, is 1.65 times more than the Louisiana average, and it is 2.32 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Natchitoches has a daily crime average that is 1.94 times more than the Louisiana average and 2.89 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Natchitoches (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Natchitoches, Louisiana compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Natchitoches safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Natchitoches is safer than 15% of Louisiana cities, and 2% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Louisiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Natchitoches. At this time, Natchitoches sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Natchitoches

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Natchitoches is 1 in 114
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Natchitoches is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Natchitoches is 1 in 14
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Natchitoches? In Natchitoches, you have a 1 in 114 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 16. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Natchitoches, LA is 1 in 14.

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

      Determining whether Natchitoches is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Natchitoches violent crime rates have decreased by 26%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Natchitoches has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Natchitoches police department

      ItemNatchitochesLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)707,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.23.3
      There are a total of 70 Natchitoches police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.9% less than the Louisiana average and 17.1% greater than the National average.

      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
      Vienna Bend, LA1,2722441,4841,727
      Point Place, LA5084912,9893,480
      Clarence, LA3416283,8214,449
      Montgomery, LA7026974,2424,938
      Provencal, LA5727404,5085,248
      Campti, LA8458235,0115,835
      Natchez, LA4728465,1515,997
      Natchitoches, LA18,4028846,3467,230

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oxon Hill, MD18,3975582,4212,979
      Onalaska, WI18,396322,2032,234
      Winchester, KY18,3952292,1182,347
      Marshfield, WI18,410662,0862,152
      El Dorado, AR18,3931,0945,9677,061
      Natchitoches, LA18,4028846,3467,230
      Source: The Natchitoches, 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.