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Houma, LA | Crime Rates

Houma is a region located in LA, and has a population of 34,035. This region is policed by HOUMA POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Houma has an overall crime rate of 7,733 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Houma is 1 in 13 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Houma for the previous 2 years was 7,442 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Houma has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Houma USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 7,733 4,506
Murder Rate 3.1 6
Robbery Rate 223 148
Rape Rate 50 30
Assault Rate 2,903 644
Burglary Rate 787 726
Forced Entry Rate 347 417
Larceny Rate 3,626 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 141 362

Policing Statistics

Houma USA
Overall Clearance 10% 28%
Homicide Clearance 32% 56%
Assault Clearance 18% 52%
Rape Clearance 16% 38%
Robbery Clearance 13% 23%
Burglary Clearance 3% 12%
Larceny Clearance 6% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 5% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 297 sex offender(s) in Houma. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 873 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Houma. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Louisiana see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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