Abbeville, LA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
432
Total Crimes
3,594.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.22%
Above National Average
52 out of 93
In Louisiana
7,737 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Abbeville, LA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Abbeville is 3,594.6 per 100,000 people. That's 53.22% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 2.01% higher than the Louisiana total crime rate of 3,523.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Abbeville SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8

How Does Abbeville Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Abbeville
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 432 3,594.6 3,523.8 2,346.0
Murder 3 25.0 15.8 6.5
Robbery 8 66.6 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 106 882.0 497.0 279.7
Violent Crime 123 1,023.5 639.4 387.8
Burglary 76 632.4 510.1 314.2
Larceny 231 1,922.1 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 2 16.6 266.9 246.0
Property Crime 309 2,571.1 2,884.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Abbeville

123
Violent Crimes
1,023.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
163.92%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 97.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Abbeville each year. That compares to a 1 in 156.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Abbeville is 1,023.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 163.92% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 60.06% higher than the Louisiana violent crime rate of 639.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Abbeville

309
Property Crimes
2,571.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
31.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Abbeville each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Abbeville is 2,571.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 31.30% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -10.86% lower than the Louisiana property crime rate of 2,884.4 per 100,000 people.

Abbeville Crime Compared To Louisiana Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Louisiana.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Abbeville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lafayette, LA 126,679 6,437 5,081.3 4,519.3 562.1
Youngsville, LA 15,654 285 1,820.6 1,584.3 236.4
Broussard, LA 13,299 425 3,195.7 2,947.6 248.1
Scott, LA 8,696 262 3,012.9 2,920.9 92.0
Kaplan, LA 4,465 75 1,679.7 963.0 716.7
Erath, LA 2,059 32 1,554.2 1,214.2 340.0
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