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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 23%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoydras/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,917 (estimate)3,7112,489
Murdern/an/an/a11.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a48.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a86.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a402.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)284 (estimate)549379
Burglaryn/an/an/a579.0340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a230.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,633 (estimate)3,1622,110

Key findings

  • Poydras crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Poydras are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Poydras you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Poydras is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Poydras has decreased by 3%

Poydras crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Poydras (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poydras

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poydras is 1 in 353
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poydras is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Poydras is 1 in 53

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

      Poydras police department

      ItemPoydrasLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      Lafourche Crossing, LA2,1251589111,069
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,8882001,1501,350
      Barataria, LA1,0082211,2721,493
      Belle Chasse, LA13,7092941,6951,990
      Arabi, LA4,5424102,3602,769
      Meraux, LA6,7874432,5492,991
      Lafitte, LA8235393,1033,642
      Poydras, LA2,3942841,6331,917

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Weedpatch, CA2,3942771,4631,739
      Muncy, PA2,3930207207
      Holcomb, KS2,3931791,0091,188
      Pierre Part, LA2,3932121,2211,433
      Stanfield, OR2,3952872,0062,292
      Poydras, LA2,3942841,6331,917
      Source: The Poydras, 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.