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


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

Crime rate in Sulphur, LA

The 2018 crime rate in Sulphur, LA was 353 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 88.6% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Sulphur crime rate is about the same compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Sulphur has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Sulphur, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sulphur:

353.1
Westlake:

204.7
Lake Charles:

501.5
Vinton:

361.5
DeQuincy:

103.3
Iowa:

337.4
Orange:

296.6
West Orange:

206.8
Bridge City:

126.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sulphur by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
1
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(15.5)
3
(15.3)
9
(43.7)
7
(33.9)
11
(54.8)
5
(24.9)
10
(49.6)
3
(14.9)
7
(34.6)
13
(64.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(77.6)
19
(96.8)
8
(38.8)
19
(91.9)
15
(74.8)
8
(39.8)
18
(89.3)
14
(69.5)
10
(49.4)
16
(79.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
250
(1,293)
247
(1,258)
166
(805.9)
133
(643.4)
114
(568.2)
N/A59
(292.8)
84
(417.0)
76
(375.4)
65
(321.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
325
(1,680)
220
(1,121)
316
(1,534)
271
(1,311)
258
(1,286)
217
(1,080)
184
(913.2)
161
(799.3)
200
(987.8)
138
(681.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
801
(4,141)
753
(3,836)
734
(3,564)
693
(3,353)
843
(4,202)
850
(4,232)
689
(3,419)
678
(3,366)
569
(2,810)
691
(3,412)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(129.3)
26
(132.4)
12
(58.3)
19
(91.9)
36
(179.4)
39
(194.2)
46
(228.3)
53
(263.1)
69
(340.8)
50
(246.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.3)
6
(29.1)
2
(9.7)
1
(5.0)
3
(14.9)
1
(5.0)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.9)
1
(4.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)598.2535.4472.1416.6452.4405.8363.9327.8346.1353.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 92 registered sex offenders living in Sulphur, Louisiana as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sulphur is 221 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Sulphur:

274.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sulphur:

266.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sulphur:

258.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sulphur:

260.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sulphur:

376.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sulphur:

401.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sulphur:

475.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sulphur:

692.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sulphur:

710.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Sulphur:

344.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Sulphur:

389.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Sulphur:

367.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Sulphur:

387.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Sulphur:

456.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sulphur:

494.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sulphur:

443.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sulphur:

493.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sulphur:

435.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sulphur:

562.5
U.S. Average:

285.6
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: 70 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 69 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Louisiana average:

3.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 62 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 63 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Louisiana average:

3.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 63 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Louisiana average:

3.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 68 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Louisiana average:

3.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 67 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Louisiana average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 64 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 60 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 63 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 65 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 60 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 58 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 65 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Louisiana average:

3.79

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

Zip codes: 70663.