The 10 Safest Shreveport, LA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Shreveport are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Shreveport.
Safest Neighborhoods In Shreveport
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Shreveport are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Shreveport. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Shreveport neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Shreveport in 2021? That would be Hyde Park Brookwood-Southern Hills. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Shreveport.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Shreveport neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Shreveport that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Shreveport.

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How We Determined The Safest Shreveport Hoods In 2021

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Shreveport.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 18 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Shreveport." We're lookin' at you, Hyde Park Brookwood-Southern Hills.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Shreveport. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Shreveport For 2021

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 17,375
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 93
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,469
More on Hyde Park Brookwood-Southern Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 8,608
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 336
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,483
More on Airport-Pines Road: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 11,124
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 110
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,721
More on Jenkins-Pinecroft: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 5,738
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 777
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,112
More on Western Hills And Yarborough: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 18,886
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 297
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,689
More on Broadmoor-Anderson Island-Shreve Isle: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,861
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 292
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,960
More on Ellerbe Woods: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 22,682
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 373
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,969
More on Springlake-University Terrace: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 7,511
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,156
Property Crime Per 100k: 5,098
More on Country Club Hills-Lakeshore Shopping: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

3
/10

Population: 7,724
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 385
Property Crime Per 100k: 8,262
More on Martin Luther King: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 10,214
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 2,146
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,749
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Summing Up The Safest Places In Shreveport

Looking at the data, you can tell that Hyde Park Brookwood-Southern Hills is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Louisiana residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Shreveport For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Hyde Park Brookwood-Southern Hills 1,562
2 Airport-Pines Road 1,819
3 Jenkins-Pinecroft 1,861
4 Western Hills And Yarborough 1,849
5 Broadmoor-Anderson Island-Shreve Isle 2,016
6 Ellerbe Woods 2,292
7 Springlake-University Terrace 2,362
8 Country Club Hills-Lakeshore Shopping 6,264
9 Martin Luther King 8,637
10 Sunset Arcre-Garden Valley-Morningside 5,885
11 Ceder Grove-Lynbrook 7,213
12 Freestate-North Highlands 7,489
13 Mooretown And Hollywood Heights 9,329
14 Downtown Riverfront 9,014
15 Caddo Heights-South Highlands 9,552
16 Highland-Stoner Hill 12,507
17 Allendale-Lakeside 12,563
18 Queensborough 14,720

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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