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Crime Report for Shreveport,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Shreveport, is 0.8 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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Shreveport Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Shreveport, has a violent crime rate of 951 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

Shreveport 951
LA 968
National 676

Shreveport, is in the 67% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 92% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 67% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Shreveport, or said another way, 33% of cities in have crime rates higher than Shreveport.


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Crime Shreveport LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 951.2 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 13.5 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 52.7 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 237.7 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 647.3 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 5291.5 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 1259.6 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 3601.2 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 430.7 491.2 382.3
Arson 47.1 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.


Shreveport, has a property crime rate of 5291.5 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

Shreveport 5291.5
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Shreveport Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 74
National Percentile Rank - 88