Louisa, VA
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The crime rate in Louisa is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Louisa is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Louisa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Virginia, Louisa has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Louisa, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Louisa than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1621, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Louisa's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Louisa 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 Louisa is one in 43.

Louisa Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Louisa Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

38

39

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

23.44

24.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Louisa 0.62
Virginia 1.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,621

in Louisa

1 in 511

in Virginia
Louisa VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,621
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.62 0.00 0.00
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
Louisa 23.44
Virginia 18.67
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Louisa

1 in 54

in Virginia
Louisa Property CRIMES
Population: 1,621
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 32 2
Rate per 1,000 2.47 19.74 1.23
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

Louisa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Louisa 21
Virginia 19

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