Columbia, LA
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Columbia has an overall crime rate of 26 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 38. How does Columbia fare compared to other communities in Louisiana of all population sizes? Columbia's crime rate is lower than approximately 71% of Louisiana communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Columbia 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 Columbia; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 382. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Columbia's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Columbia 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 Columbia is one in 42.

Columbia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Columbia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

9

10

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.62

23.56

26.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Columbia 2.62
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 382

in Columbia

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Columbia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 382
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
Columbia 23.56
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Columbia

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Columbia Property CRIMES
Population: 382
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

Columbia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Columbia 13
Louisiana 34

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