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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 0%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsCentral Business District/100k peopleNew Orleans/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25,3952,575 (estimate)6,4373,7112,489
Murder121n/a30.711.75.0
Rape774n/a196.248.942.6
Robbery1,013n/a256.886.681.6
Assault2,608n/a661.1402.1250.2
Violent crime4,516458 (estimate)1,145549379
Burglary2,143n/a543.2579.0340.5
Theft15,785n/a4,001.32,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theft2,951n/a748.0230.5219.9
Property crime20,8792,117 (estimate)5,2933,1622,110

Key findings

  • Central Business District crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central Business District are 21% higher than the national average
  • In Central Business District you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central Business District is safer than 73% of the cities in Louisiana
  • Year over year crime in New Orleans has increased by 13%

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

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      Daily Crime In Central Business District (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central Business District

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central Business District is 1 in 219
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central Business District is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central Business District is 1 in 39

      Year Over Year Crime In New Orleans (per 100,000 people)

      New Orleans police department

      ItemCentral Business DistrictNew OrleansLouisiana
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,5137,311
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.24.2

      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
      Harahan, LA9,3211298821,011
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251589111,069
      Ama, LA1,3491729901,162
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882001,1501,350
      River Ridge, LA13,7062101,2101,420
      Elmwood, LA4,6582111,2161,427
      Poydras, LA2,3942841,6331,917
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,1455,2936,437

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arlington, TX383,8995112,8073,317
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1415,3226,463
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,5174,4675,984
      Bakersfield, CA367,5554554,1424,597
      Tulsa, OK399,9069875,3116,298
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,1455,2936,437
      Source: The Central Business District, New Orleans, 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.