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


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

Crime rate in Walker, LA

The 2017 crime rate in Walker, LA is 473 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times greather than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.1% U.S. cities. The 2017 Walker crime rate rose by 32% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Walker has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Walker, LA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Walker:

473.4
Denham Springs:

416.2
Port Vincent:

219.9
French Settlement:

126.1
Baton Rouge:

622.5
Gonzales:

497.3
Baker:

247.7
Springfield:

244.4
Killian:

86.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Walker by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(60.9)
4
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.3)
2
(32.0)
6
(94.5)
5
(77.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(108.9)
13
(198.0)
8
(129.2)
9
(143.3)
10
(162.0)
10
(161.6)
8
(127.8)
6
(94.5)
4
(62.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(1,042)
28
(426.4)
42
(678.1)
35
(557.4)
27
(437.5)
31
(501.1)
34
(543.2)
21
(330.7)
43
(667.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(855.8)
77
(1,173)
61
(984.8)
54
(860.0)
42
(680.5)
31
(501.1)
31
(495.3)
17
(267.7)
48
(744.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
332
(5,166)
285
(4,340)
269
(4,343)
322
(5,128)
294
(4,763)
236
(3,814)
227
(3,627)
198
(3,118)
306
(4,746)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(140.0)
6
(91.4)
10
(161.4)
13
(207.0)
5
(81.0)
3
(48.5)
9
(143.8)
8
(126.0)
14
(217.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(31.1)
3
(45.7)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A2
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)518.9456.4481.6436.4393.7430.7363.8323.6473.4

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 39 registered sex offenders living in Walker, Louisiana as of October 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walker is 162 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Walker:

442.1
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Walker:

307.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Walker:

367.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Walker:

428.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Walker:

315.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Walker:

350.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Walker:

468.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Walker:

373.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Walker:

575.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Property crime rate in 2017
Walker:

418.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Walker:

228.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Walker:

302.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Walker:

298.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Walker:

386.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Walker:

459.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Walker:

438.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Walker:

465.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Walker:

450.4
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 2017, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Louisiana average:

3.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Louisiana average:

3.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Louisiana average:

3.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Louisiana average:

3.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Louisiana average:

3.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Louisiana average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Louisiana average:

3.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Louisiana average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Louisiana average:

3.78

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

Zip codes: 70785.