Lake Providence, LA
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The crime rate in Lake Providence is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Lake Providence is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Lake Providence is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, Lake Providence has a crime rate that is higher than 48% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Lake Providence, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Lake Providence is one in 91.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lake Providence; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lake Providence Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Lake Providence Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

41

82

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.04

11.04

22.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Providence 11.04
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 91

in Lake Providence

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Lake Providence VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,715
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 36
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 1.08 9.69
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
Lake Providence 11.04
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Lake Providence

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Lake Providence Property CRIMES
Population: 3,715
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 27 2
Rate per 1,000 3.23 7.27 0.54
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

Lake Providence Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lake Providence 23
Louisiana 34

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