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Crime Report for Houma,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Houma, is 1.0 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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Houma Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Houma, has a violent crime rate of 878 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

Houma 878
LA 968
National 676

Houma, is in the 64% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 90% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 64% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Houma, or said another way, 36% of cities in have crime rates higher than Houma.


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Crime Houma LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 877.5 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 33.8 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 245.5 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 598.3 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 4473.5 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 926.6 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 3319.8 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 227.1 491.2 382.3
Arson 49.1 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.


Houma, has a property crime rate of 4473.5 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

Houma 4473.5
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Houma Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 67
National Percentile Rank - 82