New Roads, LA
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New Roads, 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 New Roads is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 New Roads is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, New Roads is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, New Roads has a crime rate that is higher than 45% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For New Roads, 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 New Roads is one in 157.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in New Roads; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

New Roads Crime Data

 

Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

New Roads Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

64

94

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.39

13.63

20.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Roads 6.39
Louisiana 5.40

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 157

in New Roads

1 in 185

in Louisiana

New Roads VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,697
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
New Roads 13.63
Louisiana 33.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in New Roads

1 in 30

in Louisiana

New Roads Property CRIMES

Population: 4,697
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

New Roads Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Roads 21
Louisiana 34

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