Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,394 (estimate)3,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a42.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a94.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a328.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)191 (estimate)472373
Burglaryn/an/an/a725.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a212.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,204 (estimate)2,9792,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.82 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 525
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 72

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

Benton police department

ItemBentonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lowndesboro, AL1671911,2041,394
Valley Grande, AL3,9512131,3411,554
Hayneville, AL1,1132331,4711,705
Autaugaville, AL1,1012371,4991,736
Mosses, AL1,0692621,6541,916
Benton, AL421911,2041,394

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Witten, SD424042,0472,451
Ludden, ND423052,7013,006
Kilgore, NE423923,1973,590
Elfin Cove, AK424591,7722,231
Platinum, AK421,1004,2455,344
Benton, AL421911,2041,394
Source: The Benton, 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.