Benton, LA
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Benton is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 81% of the communities in Louisiana, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Benton is one in 106 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Benton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Benton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Benton 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 Benton.

For Benton, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Benton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2015, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Benton 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 Benton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 112.

Benton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Benton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

18

19

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

8.93

9.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Benton 0.50
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,015

in Benton

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Benton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,015
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
Benton 8.93
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 112

in Benton

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Benton Property CRIMES

Population: 2,015
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

Benton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Benton 10
Louisiana 34

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