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Crime rate in Covington, Louisiana (LA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Covington, LA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Covington, LA

The 2018 crime rate in Covington, LA is 156 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 56.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Covington crime rate fell by 14% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Covington has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Covington, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Covington:

155.7
Mandeville:

111.7
Folsom:

82.6
Ponchatoula:

564.0
Hammond:

939.2
Pearl River:

318.1
Tickfaw:

31.3
Slidell:

245.8
Bogalusa:

524.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Covington by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(22.5)
4
(45.1)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.5)
3
(32.5)
2
(21.4)
3
(33.9)
2
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(84.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.7)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(123.6)
8
(90.3)
13
(133.4)
7
(73.3)
8
(86.8)
4
(42.9)
4
(45.2)
5
(56.0)
10
(109.3)
7
(73.7)
4
(40.3)
3
(29.5)
1
(9.5)
4
(37.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(191.1)
54
(609.5)
53
(543.9)
29
(303.6)
40
(433.9)
28
(300.3)
29
(327.9)
37
(414.2)
30
(328.0)
27
(284.3)
24
(241.9)
31
(304.6)
26
(246.0)
25
(234.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(606.9)
62
(699.8)
69
(708.1)
61
(638.5)
52
(564.1)
49
(525.5)
50
(565.3)
100
(1,119)
45
(492.0)
46
(484.4)
38
(383.0)
23
(226.0)
27
(255.4)
13
(122.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
179
(2,012)
193
(2,178)
232
(2,381)
195
(2,041)
196
(2,126)
213
(2,284)
227
(2,566)
359
(4,019)
277
(3,029)
323
(3,401)
318
(3,205)
278
(2,731)
205
(1,939)
203
(1,905)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(112.4)
21
(237.0)
19
(195.0)
9
(94.2)
10
(108.5)
10
(107.2)
9
(101.8)
10
(111.9)
13
(142.1)
16
(168.5)
13
(131.0)
7
(68.8)
9
(85.1)
7
(65.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
2
(22.6)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index225.2362.8317.4245.9272.1226.8256.6365.6265.4329.8226.0235.7180.8155.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 159 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Louisiana as of September 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Covington is 62 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Covington:

145.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Covington:

156.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Covington:

206.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Covington:

141.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Covington:

263.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Covington:

218.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Covington:

257.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Covington:

220.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Covington:

193.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Covington:

292.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Covington:

219.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Covington:

348.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Covington:

417.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Covington:

179.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Covington:

150.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Covington:

134.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Covington:

279.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Covington:

129.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Covington:

160.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Covington:

192.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Covington:

256.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Covington:

292.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Covington:

271.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Covington:

441.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Covington:

256.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Covington:

235.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Covington:

235.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Covington:

243.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Covington:

289.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Covington:

284.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Covington:

238.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Covington:

241.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Covington:

255.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Covington:

302.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Louisiana average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 44 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 44 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
Louisiana average:

3.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
Louisiana average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.07
Louisiana average:

3.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.18
Louisiana average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.23
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 39 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 41 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.77
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 41 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Louisiana average:

3.79

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Covington, LA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 70433.