Reported Annual Crime In Anniston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnniston/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,252n/a (estimate)10,0963,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnniston/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a35.97.24.9
Rape44n/a197.342.038.6
Robbery79n/a354.294.9101.9
Assault476n/a2,134.0328.3237.8
Violent crime607n/a (estimate)2,721472373
Burglary601n/a2,694.3725.6491.4
Theft970n/a4,348.62,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft74n/a331.7212.7220.2
Property crime1,645n/a (estimate)7,3752,9792,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Anniston, AL. All reported Anniston, AL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Anniston, AL overall crime rate is 193% higher than in comparison to the Alabama average; and is also 253% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Anniston, AL, the rate is 476% higher than compared to the Alabama average, and 630% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Anniston, AL comes in at 148% higher than to the average seen in Alabama, and 197% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Anniston is 253% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 27.66 daily crimes that occur in Anniston.
  • Anniston is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Anniston you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Anniston has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Anniston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Anniston, AL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national level. In Anniston, AL the total number of daily crimes is 2.93 times more than the Alabama average and 3.53 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Anniston, AL is 5.76 times more than the Alabama average and 7.30 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Anniston, AL has a daily crime rate that is 2.48 times more than the Alabama average and 2.97 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Anniston (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Anniston, AL area in comparison to other Alabama communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Anniston, AL being safer than 0% of cities in Alabama and 0% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Alabama cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Anniston, AL. In conclusion, Anniston, AL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anniston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anniston is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anniston is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Anniston is 1 in 10
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Anniston, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Anniston, AL you have a 1 in 37 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 14 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anniston, AL.

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

Determining whether Anniston, AL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Anniston, AL has increased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Anniston, AL has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

Anniston police department

ItemAnnistonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1299,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.64.13.3
There are a total of 129 Anniston police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.8% greater than the Alabama average and 71.3% greater than the National average.

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Heflin, AL3,497113454567
Choccolocco, AL2,443103652755
Ohatchee, AL1,0911761,1111,287
Munford, AL1,4012061,2981,503
White Plains, AL5442151,3541,569
Anniston, AL22,7492,7217,37510,096

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Denison, TX22,7456012,8933,494
Cibolo, TX22,744901,0021,092
Bellview, FL22,7595853,5634,149
Marysville, OH22,77335761796
South Bradenton, FL22,8147054,2955,001
Anniston, AL22,7492,7217,37510,096
Source: The Anniston, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.