Plaquemine, LA
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The crime rate in Plaquemine is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Plaquemine is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Plaquemine is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, Plaquemine has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Plaquemine 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 Plaquemine; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 237. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Plaquemine's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Plaquemine 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 Plaquemine is one in 34.

Plaquemine Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Plaquemine Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

203

232

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.22

29.54

33.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plaquemine 4.22
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 237

in Plaquemine

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Plaquemine VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,871
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
Plaquemine 29.54
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Plaquemine

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Plaquemine Property CRIMES
Population: 6,871
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

Plaquemine Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plaquemine 77
Louisiana 34

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