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Total crime 296%
Violent crime 519%
Property crime 256%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsFlorida/100k peopleNew Orleans/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25,3959,867 (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 crime4,5162,347 (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 crime20,8797,520 (estimate)5,2933,1622,110

Key findings

  • Florida crime rates are 296% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Florida are 519% higher than the national average
  • In Florida you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Florida is safer than 16% of the cities in Louisiana
  • Year over year crime in New Orleans has increased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Florida (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florida

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florida is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florida is 1 in 14
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Florida is 1 in 11

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

      New Orleans police department

      ItemFloridaNew 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
      River Ridge, LA13,7062101,2101,420
      Elmwood, LA4,6582111,2161,427
      Poydras, LA2,3942841,6331,917
      Belle Chasse, LA13,7092941,6951,990
      Westwego, LA8,5452382,1272,365
      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 Florida, New Orleans, 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.