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Crime rate in West 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 West Monroe, LA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in West Monroe, LA

The 2019 crime rate in West Monroe, LA is 577 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 West Monroe crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years West Monroe has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous West Monroe, LA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Monroe:

577.5
Monroe:

786.6
Richwood:

377.7
Sterlington:

173.4
Rayville:

3.4
Bastrop:

663.5
Farmerville:

334.5
Marion:

102.7
Ruston:

243.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Monroe by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.3)
2
(15.3)
3
(23.1)
3
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(89.0)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.5)
2
(15.5)
7
(54.1)
3
(22.6)
7
(53.5)
10
(76.4)
14
(108.0)
5
(38.6)
4
(31.0)
9
(71.5)
8
(64.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(129.5)
15
(115.5)
7
(54.2)
11
(85.5)
11
(85.1)
9
(67.9)
7
(53.5)
20
(152.7)
12
(92.6)
17
(131.4)
13
(100.8)
20
(158.8)
17
(137.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(477.4)
82
(631.3)
70
(542.0)
34
(264.3)
51
(394.4)
35
(264.2)
78
(596.3)
N/A87
(671.3)
63
(486.8)
67
(519.7)
74
(587.6)
88
(712.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
176
(1,424)
193
(1,486)
196
(1,517)
156
(1,213)
205
(1,585)
155
(1,170)
178
(1,361)
257
(1,962)
253
(1,952)
216
(1,669)
255
(1,978)
193
(1,532)
146
(1,182)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
673
(5,446)
812
(6,251)
816
(6,318)
883
(6,865)
709
(5,483)
868
(6,551)
873
(6,674)
809
(6,177)
764
(5,895)
721
(5,571)
737
(5,717)
765
(6,074)
718
(5,814)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(275.1)
35
(269.5)
45
(348.4)
38
(295.4)
35
(270.7)
17
(128.3)
22
(168.2)
30
(229.1)
37
(285.5)
52
(401.8)
49
(380.1)
50
(397.0)
41
(332.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.2)
3
(23.1)
2
(15.5)
2
(15.5)
N/A3
(22.6)
6
(45.9)
2
(15.3)
4
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.9)
1
(8.1)
City-Data.com crime index561.3548.8523.8474.1530.6445.5584.4659.4690.0585.8556.6604.3577.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 134 registered sex offenders living in West Monroe, Louisiana as of December 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Monroe is 98 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
West Monroe:

489.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
West Monroe:

444.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
West Monroe:

341.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Monroe:

394.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Monroe:

536.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
West Monroe:

409.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Monroe:

188.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Monroe:

324.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Monroe:

190.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Monroe:

313.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Monroe:

388.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Monroe:

408.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Monroe:

334.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
West Monroe:

330.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
West Monroe:

324.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West Monroe:

363.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
West Monroe:

576.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
West Monroe:

669.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
West Monroe:

738.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Monroe:

672.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Monroe:

728.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West Monroe:

735.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West Monroe:

631.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West Monroe:

580.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
West Monroe:

631.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Monroe:

630.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Monroe:

671.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Monroe:

650.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Monroe:

598.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
West Monroe:

670.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
West Monroe:

473.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
West Monroe:

523.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West Monroe:

583.1
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 2019, including police officers: 67 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Louisiana average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 73 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.72
Louisiana average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 72 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.59
Louisiana average:

3.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 69 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.18
Louisiana average:

3.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 65 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.73
Louisiana average:

3.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 76 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.78
Louisiana average:

3.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 80 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.96
Louisiana average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 79 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.91
Louisiana average:

3.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 83 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.12
Louisiana average:

3.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 81 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.93
Louisiana average:

3.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 81 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.81
Louisiana average:

3.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 79 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.58
Louisiana average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 75 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.36
Louisiana average:

3.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 75 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.28
Louisiana average:

3.79

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

Zip codes: 71291.