Belle Chasse, LA
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Belle Chasse, LA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Belle Chasse is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 83% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belle Chasse is one in 140. Compared to communities within Louisiana, Belle Chasse‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 88% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Belle Chasse, and we found that the crime rate in Belle Chasse is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Belle Chasse is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Belle Chasse does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Belle Chasse.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Belle Chasse's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Belle Chasse is one in 922.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Belle Chasse is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Belle Chasse than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 165.

Belle Chasse Crime Data

 

Crime Index

83

(100 is safest)


Safer than 83% of U.S. Cities

Belle Chasse Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

78

92

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.09

6.05

7.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belle Chasse 1.09
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 922

in Belle Chasse

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Belle Chasse VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,902
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belle Chasse 6.05
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 165

in Belle Chasse

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Belle Chasse Property CRIMES

Population: 12,902
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Belle Chasse Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Belle Chasse 3
Louisiana 34

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