Reported Annual Crime In Zachary

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZachary/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime608n/a (estimate)3,6293,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZachary/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.011.85.3
Rape4n/a23.938.840.4
Robbery6n/a35.8119.1102.8
Assault64n/a382.0396.4248.5
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)448566386
Burglary67n/a399.9740.5468.9
Theft427n/a2,548.82,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft39n/a232.8220.8236.9
Property crime533n/a (estimate)3,1823,2982,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Zachary, LA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Zachary, LA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Zachary, LA crime rates are 6% lower than in comparison to the Louisiana mean and are 28% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Zachary, LA has a rate that is 21% lower than the Louisiana average; compared to the United States, it is 16% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Zachary, LA is 4% lower than its state's mean, and 30% higher than the country's average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Zachary crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Zachary is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.94 daily crimes that occur in Zachary.
  • Zachary is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Zachary you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Zachary has increased by 1%.

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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 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Louisiana and on a national scale. In Zachary, LA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.06 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.28 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Zachary, LA is 1.26 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.16 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Zachary, LA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Louisiana average and 1.30 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, LA compared to other areas of Louisiana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Zachary, LA safer than 50% when compared to other Louisiana cities, and 21% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, LA. At this time, Zachary, LA 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 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Zachary is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Zachary is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Zachary, LA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Zachary, LA you have a 1 in 224 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Zachary, LA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Zachary, LA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Zachary, LA has decreased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Zachary, LA has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Zachary, LA has increased by 1% year to 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
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clinton, LA1,34057564639
Erwinville, LA2,0231639491,112
St. Francisville, LA2,0641881,0971,285
Slaughter, LA1,3222031,1841,387
Watson, LA9253702,1572,527
Jackson, LA3,7954312,5132,944
Monticello, LA5,0624452,5943,039
Zachary, LA16,1544483,1823,629

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lebanon, OR16,1622433,4823,724
Eggertsville, NY16,1454821,9812,463
Portland, TX16,1441293,2993,427
Gainesville, TX16,1695993,4444,043
Calhoun, GA16,1392623,8874,149
Zachary, LA16,1544483,1823,629
Source: The Zachary, LA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.