Franklin, LA
Crime Rates


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Franklin, LA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Franklin 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 22. Within Louisiana, more than 83% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Franklin.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Franklin 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 Franklin; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 197. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Franklin is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Franklin, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Franklin Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Franklin 5.07
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 197

in Franklin

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Population: 7,302
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 6 30
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.82 4.11
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)

Franklin 40.40
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Franklin

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Franklin Property CRIMES
Population: 7,302
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 115 175 5
Rate per 1,000 15.75 23.97 0.68
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

Franklin Crimes Per Square Mile

Franklin 32
Louisiana 34

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