Reported Annual Crime In Alabaster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlabaster/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime585n/a (estimate)1,7713,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlabaster/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.08.45.3
Rape2n/a6.139.440.4
Robbery2n/a6.196.4102.8
Assault92n/a278.5388.2248.5
Violent crime97n/a (estimate)294532386
Burglary58n/a175.5700.5468.9
Theft411n/a1,243.92,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft19n/a57.5241.1236.9
Property crime488n/a (estimate)1,4772,9482,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Alabaster, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Alabaster, AL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Alabaster, AL crime rates are 49% lower than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 38% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Alabaster, AL has a rate that is 45% lower than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 24% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Alabaster, AL is 50% lower than its state's mean, and 40% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hoover, AL82,849121332453
Shoal Creek, AL1,38575414488
Indian Springs Village, AL2,49083462546
Helena, AL16,752135621756
Highland Lakes, AL4,679138766904
Meadowbrook, AL8,5501871,0341,221
Shelby, AL1,4172111,1681,379
Alabaster, AL30,9782941,4771,771

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alabaster is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.85 daily crimes that occur in Alabaster.
  • Alabaster is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alabaster you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alabaster has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Alabaster (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Alabaster, AL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national level. In Alabaster, AL the total number of daily crimes is 1.97 times less than the Alabama average and 1.60 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Alabaster, AL is 1.81 times less than the Alabama average and 1.32 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Alabaster, AL has a daily crime rate that is 2.00 times less than the Alabama average and 1.66 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Alabaster (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Alabaster, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Alabaster, AL ranks safer than 76% of every city located within Alabama along with 46% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Alabaster, AL. As a result, Alabaster, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alabaster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alabaster is 1 in 341
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alabaster is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alabaster is 1 in 57
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alabaster, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Alabaster, AL you have a 1 in 341 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alabaster, AL.

Year Over Year Crime In Alabaster (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Alabaster, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Alabaster, AL has decreased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Alabaster, AL has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Alabaster, AL has decreased by 15% year to year.

Alabaster police department

ItemAlabasterAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)889,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garfield, NJ30,9962791,8182,098
Cookeville, TN31,0045114,3204,831
University CDP (Orange County), FL30,9266323,9484,580
Florence, KY31,0382454,2424,487
Waxahachie, TX31,0451522,5592,711
Alabaster, AL30,9782941,4771,771
Source: The Alabaster, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.