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Crime Report for Zachary,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Zachary, is 2.7 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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Zachary Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Zachary, has a violent crime rate of 332 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

Zachary 332
LA 968
National 676

Zachary, is in the 26% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 66% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 26% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Zachary, or said another way, 74% of cities in have crime rates higher than Zachary.


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Crime Zachary LA Nation
Violent Crime Total 332.3 968.2 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 23.5 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 36.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 48.5 264.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 283.8 644.6 315
Property Crime Total 1370.7 5173.5 3726.9
Burglary 131.5 1344.2 812.3
Larceny Theft 1121.5 3338.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 117.7 491.2 382.3
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.


Zachary, has a property crime rate of 1370.7 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

Zachary 1370.7
LA 5173.5
National 3727



Zachary Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 18
National Percentile Rank - 25