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


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

Crime rate in Monroe, LA

The 2018 crime rate in Monroe, LA is 693 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 98.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Monroe crime rate fell by 29% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4 - a decrease of 9 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Monroe has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Monroe, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Monroe:

692.7
West Monroe:

604.3
Richwood:

412.1
Sterlington:

173.4
Rayville:

393.6
Bastrop:

851.6
Farmerville:

325.1
Marion:

102.7
Ruston:

227.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Monroe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.7)
12
(24.4)
1
(1.9)
11
(21.6)
6
(11.6)
5
(10.2)
5
(10.1)
6
(12.1)
10
(20.0)
18
(36.2)
11
(22.1)
13
(26.3)
4
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
33
(63.2)
27
(54.9)
20
(38.9)
21
(41.2)
19
(36.7)
23
(46.7)
18
(36.4)
29
(58.7)
49
(98.2)
44
(88.5)
52
(104.7)
35
(70.9)
28
(58.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
61
(116.8)
71
(144.3)
101
(196.7)
141
(276.5)
86
(166.3)
113
(229.4)
137
(276.9)
147
(297.6)
243
(487.0)
167
(336.0)
248
(499.2)
214
(433.6)
147
(304.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
510
(976.4)
315
(640.2)
221
(430.4)
320
(627.6)
297
(574.4)
693
(1,407)
330
(667.0)
334
(676.2)
N/A1,064
(2,141)
1,182
(2,379)
836
(1,694)
498
(1,031)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
988
(1,892)
1,170
(2,378)
1,141
(2,222)
1,219
(2,391)
1,577
(3,050)
1,340
(2,720)
1,172
(2,369)
1,467
(2,970)
1,299
(2,603)
895
(1,801)
1,025
(2,063)
848
(1,718)
749
(1,551)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,575
(6,844)
3,270
(6,645)
3,792
(7,385)
3,010
(5,903)
2,884
(5,577)
2,467
(5,008)
2,525
(5,104)
2,822
(5,713)
3,660
(7,335)
3,144
(6,326)
3,397
(6,838)
3,011
(6,101)
2,358
(4,883)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
122
(233.6)
152
(308.9)
163
(317.4)
131
(256.9)
116
(224.3)
103
(209.1)
78
(157.7)
82
(166.0)
139
(278.6)
126
(253.5)
224
(450.9)
204
(413.3)
171
(354.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(20.0)
15
(30.2)
15
(30.2)
13
(26.3)
14
(29.0)
City-Data.com crime index717.2721.0656.5708.6671.9815.3648.4745.5896.51071.51207.7975.6692.7

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 207 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Louisiana as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monroe is 240 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Monroe, LA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Monroe:

742.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Monroe:

1,187.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Monroe:

1,588.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Monroe:

1,399.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Monroe:

569.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Monroe:

528.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Monroe:

885.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Monroe:

430.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2008
Monroe:

536.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Monroe:

356.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Monroe:

495.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Monroe:

621.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Monroe:

631.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Monroe:

607.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Monroe:

710.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Monroe:

822.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Monroe:

714.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Monroe:

929.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Monroe:

904.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Monroe:

752.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Monroe:

825.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Monroe:

922.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Monroe:

811.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Monroe:

861.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Monroe:

854.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Monroe:

755.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Monroe:

576.7
U.S. Average:

327.4
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: 175 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 161 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Louisiana average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 180 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 167 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Louisiana average:

3.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 207 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
Louisiana average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 228 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 219 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 220 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 225 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 226 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 224 (182 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Louisiana average:

3.79

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

Zip codes: 71201, 71202, 71209.