Zachary, LA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
714
Total Crimes
3,964.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.08%
Above National Average
70 out of 111
In Louisiana
8,714 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Zachary, LA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Zachary is 3,964.7 per 100,000 people. That's 60.08% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 6.83% higher than the Louisiana total crime rate of 3,711.3 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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Zachary SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Zachary
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 714 3,964.7 3,711.3 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 11.7 5.0
Robbery 3 16.7 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 71 394.2 402.1 250.2
Violent Crime 79 438.7 549.3 366.7
Burglary 39 216.6 579.0 340.5
Larceny 562 3,120.7 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 188.8 230.5 219.9
Property Crime 635 3,526.0 3,162.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Zachary

79.0
Violent Crimes
438.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
19.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 228.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Zachary each year. That compares to a 1 in 182.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Zachary is 438.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 19.63% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -20.14% lower than the Louisiana violent crime rate of 549.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Zachary

635.0
Property Crimes
3,526.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
67.12%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Zachary each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Zachary is 3,526.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 67.12% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 11.51% higher than the Louisiana property crime rate of 3,162.0 per 100,000 people.

Zachary 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 Zachary

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Baton Rouge, LA 220,648 13,739 6,226.7 5,290.3 936.3
Baker, LA 13,240 377 2,847.4 2,462.2 385.2
Denham Springs, LA 9,761 713 7,304.6 6,853.8 450.8
Port Allen, LA 4,940 164 3,319.8 2,651.8 668.0
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