Rayne, LA
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Rayne 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 24. Within Louisiana, more than 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rayne.

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

For Rayne, 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 Rayne is one in 171.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Rayne experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Rayne's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Rayne 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 Rayne is one in 27.

Rayne Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Rayne Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

293

340

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.86

36.55

42.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rayne 5.86
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 171

in Rayne

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Rayne VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,016
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 5 39
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.25 0.62 4.87
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
Rayne 36.55
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Rayne

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Rayne Property CRIMES
Population: 8,016
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 60 230 3
Rate per 1,000 7.49 28.69 0.37
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

Rayne Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rayne 89
Louisiana 34