Chalmette, LA
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Chalmette, 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

The crime rate in Chalmette is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Chalmette is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Chalmette is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, Chalmette has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Chalmette to other communities of similar population, then Chalmette crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Chalmette 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 Chalmette 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 Chalmette.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Chalmette 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 Chalmette; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 364. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Chalmette's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Chalmette a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Chalmette is one in 30.

Chalmette Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Chalmette Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

687

744

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.75

33.15

35.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chalmette 2.75
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 364

in Chalmette

1 in 185

in Louisiana

Chalmette VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,723
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
Chalmette 33.15
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Chalmette

1 in 30

in Louisiana

Chalmette Property CRIMES

Population: 20,723
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

Chalmette Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chalmette 95
Louisiana 34