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Crime Report for Lake Providence,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Lake Providence, is 1.6 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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Lake Providence Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Lake Providence, has a violent crime rate of 1040 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

Lake Providence 1040
LA 968
National 676

Lake Providence, is in the 73% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 93% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 73% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Lake Providence, or said another way, 27% of cities in have crime rates higher than Lake Providence.


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Crime Lake Providence LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 1039.7 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 23.6 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 47.3 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 968.8 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 732.5 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 212.7 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 519.9 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 0.0 491.2 382.3
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.


Lake Providence, has a property crime rate of 732.5 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

Lake Providence 732.5
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Lake Providence Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 12
National Percentile Rank - 11