Security company Safewise lists their top 20 safest cities in Louisiana

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Online safety resource Safewise recently released their list of the 20 safest Louisiana cites.

Safewise compiled their report based on the most recent 2016 FBI crime statistics and census population data.

The evaluation is based on the number of reported violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape, and robbery) in each city per 1000 people.

Safeway’s list is as follows:

1. Patterson
Population: 6,105
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.16
Property crimes per 1,000: 16.54
Total crime: 0.99% violent, 99.01% property

2. Scott
Population: 9,092
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.77
Property crimes per 1,000: 25.63
Total crime: 3% violent, 97% property

3. Harahan
Population: 9,364
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.96
Property crimes per 1,000: 13.46
Total crime: 7.14% violent, 92.86% property

4. Springhill
Population: 5,064
Violent crimes per 1,000: 1.78
Property crimes per 1,000: 31.60
Total crime: 5.62% violent, 94.38% property

5. De Ridder
Population: 10,939
Violent crimes per 1,000: 1.83
Property crimes per 1,000: 17.46
Total crime: 10.47% violent, 89.53% property

6. Minden
Population: 12,615
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.06
Property crimes per 1,000: 19.90
Total crime: 10.36% violent, 89.64% property

7. Mandeville
Population: 12,423
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.09
Property crimes per 1,000: 21.73
Total crime: 9.63% violent, 90.37% property

8. Carencro
Population: 8,763
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.17
Property crimes per 1,000: 20.54
Total crime: 10.56% violent, 89.44% property

9. Oakdale
Population: 7,697
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.34
Property crimes per 1,000: 13.25
Total crime: 17.65% violent, 82.35% property

10. Gretna
Population: 17,908
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.35
Property crimes per 1,000: 37.92
Total crime: 6.19% violent, 93.81% property

11. Broussard
Population: 11,998
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.58
Property crimes per 1,000: 24.00
Total crime: 10.76% violent, 89.24% property

12. Jennings
Population: 10,140
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.86
Property crimes per 1,000: 31.66
Total crime: 9.03% violent, 90.97% property

13. Kenner
Population: 67,164
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.89
Property crimes per 1,000: 33.28
Total crime: 8.68% violent, 91.32% property

14. Ville Platte
Population: 7,234
Violent crimes per 1,000: 2.90
Property crimes per 1,000: 63.59
Total crime: 4.57% violent, 95.43% property

15. Denham Springs
Population: 10,107
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.17
Property crimes per 1,000: 64.51
Total crime: 4.91% violent, 95.09% property

16. Breaux Bridge
Population: 8,446
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.20
Property crimes per 1,000: 78.38
Total crime: 4.08% violent, 95.92% property

17. Westwego
Population: 8,543
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.28
Property crimes per 1,000: 26.81
Total crime: 12.23% violent, 87.77% property

18. Covington
Population: 10,178
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.64
Property crimes per 1,000: 30.26
Total crime: 12.01% violent, 87.99% property

19. Port Allen
Population: 5,116
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.71
Property crimes per 1,000: 18.76
Total crime: 19.79% violent, 80.21% property

20. Slidell
Population: 28,107
Violent crimes per 1,000: 3.74
Property crimes per 1,000: 43.55
Total crime: 8.58% violent, 91.42% property

To see the full report click here.

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