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Crime Report for Denham Springs,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Denham Springs, is 0.9 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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Denham Springs Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Denham Springs, has a violent crime rate of 691 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

Denham Springs 691
LA 968
National 676

Denham Springs, is in the 58% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 86% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 58% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Denham Springs, or said another way, 42% of cities in have crime rates higher than Denham Springs.


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Crime Denham Springs LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 691.4 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 97.4 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 340.8 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 253.2 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 8696.1 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 2785.1 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 5852.6 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 58.4 491.2 382.3
Arson 0.0 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.


Denham Springs, has a property crime rate of 8696.1 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

Denham Springs 8696.1
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Denham Springs Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 97
National Percentile Rank - 98