Evangeline County, LA Arrest Records

Evangeline County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.92 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Rapides counties in Louisiana.
Evangeline County, LA property crime rate is 14.00 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 352 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 16.17% compared to 2015.

Evangeline County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Evangeline County in 2016 increased by 7.48% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 37 to 31 while non-violent crime increased by 9.51% from 431 to 472.

5 Crimes In Evangeline County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 352
Burglary 119
Aggravated assault 28
Murder 1
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Evangeline County decreased by 16.22% from 2015 and decreased by 38% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 50 to 31. In 2016 violent crime rate in Evangeline County was 80.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.092%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Evangeline County increased by 9.51% from 2015 and decreased by 8.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 517 to 472. In 2016 property crime rate in Evangeline County was 50.74% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.4%.

How Evangeline stands up against other counties

Evangeline vs. Iberville

You’ll be in more safety in Evangeline compared to Iberville county that had 70.59% higher crime rate compared to Evangeline county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0297 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0304 in Iberville county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Iberville county.

Evangeline vs. Jefferson

You’ll be in more safety in Evangeline compared to Jefferson county that had 96.62% higher crime rate compared to Evangeline county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0297 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9140 in Jefferson county.
Burglary rates of 3.5302 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.4431 in Jefferson county.

Names with the most arrests in Evangeline

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Evangeline, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 36.07% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Evangeline County is 0.55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.09 daily crimes that occur in Evangeline County.
  • Evangeline, LA is safer than Iberville.
  • In Evangeline County you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Evangeline, LA have increased by 7.48%.

Cities in Evangeline County

Names in Evangeline County