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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 67%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZachary/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime714n/a (estimate)3,9653,7112,489
Murder0n/a0.011.75.0
Rape5n/a27.848.942.6
Robbery3n/a16.786.681.6
Assault71n/a394.2402.1250.2
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)439549379
Burglary39n/a216.6579.0340.5
Theft562n/a3,120.72,352.41,549.5
Vehicle theft34n/a188.8230.5219.9
Property crime635n/a (estimate)3,5263,1622,110

Key findings

  • Zachary crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Zachary are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Zachary you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Zachary is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Zachary has decreased by 3%

Zachary crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Zachary (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Zachary, LA per 100,000 people. In Zachary, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.07 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.59 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Zachary is 1.25 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.16 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Zachary has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Louisiana average and 1.67 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Zachary (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Zachary, Louisiana compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Zachary safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Zachary is safer than 47% of Louisiana cities, and 17% 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 Zachary. At this time, Zachary sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Zachary

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Zachary is 1 in 228
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Zachary is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Zachary is 1 in 26
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Zachary, Louisiana you have a 1 in 228 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Zachary.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Zachary, Louisiana (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Zachary has decreased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Zachary has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Zachary has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Zachary police department

      ItemZacharyLouisianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)457,311558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.23.3
      There are a total of 45 Zachary police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.5% less than the Louisiana average and 8.3% less 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
      Erwinville, LA2,0231589101,068
      St. Francisville, LA2,0641831,0511,234
      Slaughter, LA1,3221971,1351,332
      Clinton, LA1,3402061,1851,391
      Watson, LA9253592,0682,427
      Jackson, LA3,7954182,4092,827
      Baker, LA13,7543852,4622,847
      Zachary, LA16,1544393,5263,965

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lebanon, OR16,1621682,1502,317
      Eggertsville, NY16,1454601,7602,220
      Portland, TX16,1441141,8061,920
      Calhoun, GA16,1392992,1622,461
      Gainesville, TX16,1695332,2172,750
      Zachary, LA16,1544393,5263,965
      Source: The Zachary, 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.