Buras, LA
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Buras, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Buras. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 192. These crime statistics put Buras in the elite group of the safest communities in both Louisiana and in the nation as a whole.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Buras has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Buras 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 Buras 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 Buras.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Buras'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 Buras is one in 962.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Buras compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Buras is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Buras is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Buras Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Buras Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.04

4.16

5.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Buras 1.04
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 962

in Buras

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Buras VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 962
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
Buras 4.16
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 241

in Buras

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Buras Property CRIMES

Population: 962
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

Buras Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Buras 1
Louisiana 34

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