Saint Bernard, LA
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The crime rate in Saint Bernard is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Saint Bernard is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Saint Bernard is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Louisiana, Saint Bernard has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Saint Bernard 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 Saint Bernard; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 318. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Saint Bernard's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Saint Bernard 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 Saint Bernard is one in 41.

Saint Bernard Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Saint Bernard Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

194

219

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.14

24.40

27.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Saint Bernard 3.14
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 318

in Saint Bernard

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Saint Bernard VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,951
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
Saint Bernard 24.40
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Saint Bernard

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Saint Bernard Property CRIMES
Population: 7,951
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

Saint Bernard Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Saint Bernard 1
Louisiana 34

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