Bossier City, LA
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Bossier City, LA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Bossier City has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Louisiana, more than 87% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bossier City.

Importantly, when you compare Bossier City to other communities of similar population, then Bossier City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bossier City does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bossier City 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 Bossier City.

For Bossier City, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Bossier City is one in 132.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Bossier City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Bossier City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Bossier City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Bossier City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

514

2,984

3,498

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.55

43.82

51.37

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bossier City 7.55
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 132

in Bossier City

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Bossier City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 68,094
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 43 79 387
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.63 1.16 5.68

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
Bossier City 43.82
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Bossier City

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Bossier City Property CRIMES

Population: 68,094
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 491 2,321 172
Rate per 1,000 7.21 34.09 2.53

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

Bossier City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bossier City 81
Louisiana 34