Breaux Bridge, LA
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Breaux Bridge, 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 of 84 per one thousand residents, Breaux Bridge 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 12. Within Louisiana, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Breaux Bridge.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,395, Breaux Bridge has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Breaux Bridge does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Breaux Bridge.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Breaux Bridge 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 Breaux Bridge.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Breaux Bridge occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Breaux Bridge; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 323. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Breaux Bridge is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Breaux Bridge, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 12, which is a rate of 81 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Breaux Bridge has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Breaux Bridge is one in 210.

Breaux Bridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

1

(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Breaux Bridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

679

705

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.10

80.88

83.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Breaux Bridge 3.10
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 323

in Breaux Bridge

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Breaux Bridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,395
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 23
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.36 2.74

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
Breaux Bridge 80.88
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 12

in Breaux Bridge

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Breaux Bridge Property CRIMES

Population: 8,395
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 550 40
Rate per 1,000 10.60 65.52 4.76

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

Breaux Bridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Breaux Bridge 89
Louisiana 34

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