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Crime Report for West Monroe,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for West Monroe, is 1.1 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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West Monroe Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


West Monroe, has a violent crime rate of 612 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

West Monroe 612
LA 968
National 676

West Monroe, is in the 53% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 84% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 53% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than West Monroe, or said another way, 47% of cities in have crime rates higher than West Monroe.


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Crime West Monroe LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 611.6 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 15.5 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 54.2 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 542.0 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 8183.7 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 1517.5 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 6317.8 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 348.4 491.2 382.3
Arson 15.5 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.


West Monroe, has a property crime rate of 8183.7 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

West Monroe 8183.7
LA 5173.5
National 3727



West Monroe Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 92
National Percentile Rank - 97