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Crime Report for Baker,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Baker, is 2.9 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Baker Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Baker, has a violent crime rate of 177 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 968 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Baker 177
LA 968
National 676

Baker, is in the 12% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 46% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 12% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Baker, or said another way, 88% of cities in have crime rates higher than Baker.


  Review crime rate data for Baker,

Crime Baker LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 177.1 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 7.4 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 14.8 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 155.0 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 3690.0 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 774.9 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 2797.1 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 118.1 491.2 382.3
Arson 29.5 30.7 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Baker, has a property crime rate of 3690.0 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5173.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Baker 3690.0
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Baker Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 53
National Percentile Rank - 73