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Crime in New Orleans, LA, United States

Crime rates in New Orleans, LA, United States

Level of crime
81.97 Very High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
64.29 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
62.30 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
67.06 High
Worries car stolen
55.56 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
63.71 High
Worries attacked
63.49 High
Worries being insulted
57.66 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
43.95 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
73.39 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
70.97 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
73.39 High
Problem corruption and bribery
70.49 High

Safety in New Orleans, LA, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
53.63 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
23.02 Low

Contributors: 63

Last update: March 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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3 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Jan 17, 2019 :
Accordong to these comments about how a couple of people's experiences in New Orleans, Louisiana went, maybe the crime rate of that famous town was slightly over-exaggerated. Now because I DO mean it when I say "slightly", don't get me wrong. New Orleans DOES have gangs, theft, drug addicts, bigots and abusive psychos, and yet in fiction (Walt Disney Animation Studios's The Princess and the Frog, anyone? Outside of Dr. Facilier's evil and animal abusers at a New Orleans swamp anyways...), New Orleans is portrayed as a safe, fun place.
#Anonymous on Dec 29, 2018 :
Made it past New Orleans I was driving past the swampy hoods when I was road tripping to Florida,not to mention I am also white. Yet I made it past alive,it’s not that bad, just don’t get attention on you if you are in the suburbs and you are fine.
#Amber on Apr 08, 2015 :
I live in South Wales, UK and got married in NOLA. Safety is pretty much common sense? (IE don't wear expensive jewlery, don't flash your wallet or phone about, keep your bag close to you, always walk in groups) i found it incredibly inviting and the only crime i personally witnessed was drunk tourists rather than locals! i would highly recommend it myself x