Reported Annual Crime In Elba

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElba/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime131n/a (estimate)3,3773,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElba/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.24.9
Rape3n/a77.342.038.6
Robbery1n/a25.894.9101.9
Assault18n/a464.0328.3237.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)567472373
Burglary30n/a773.4725.6491.4
Theft72n/a1,856.22,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a180.5212.7220.2
Property crime109n/a (estimate)2,8102,9792,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Elba, AL. The total number of reported crimes in Elba, AL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Elba, AL crime rate is 2% lower than the Alabama average and is 18% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Elba, AL has a violent crime rate that is 20% higher than the Alabama average and 52% higher than the national average. For property crime, Elba, AL is 6% lower than the Alabama average and 13% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elba is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.25 daily crimes that occur in Elba.
  • Elba is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elba you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elba has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Elba (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Elba, AL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national scale. In Elba, AL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.02 times less than the Alabama average and 1.18 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Elba, AL is 1.20 times more than the Alabama average and 1.52 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Elba, AL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.06 times less than the Alabama average and 1.13 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Elba (higher is better)

How safe is Elba, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Elba, AL is safer than 45% of the cities in Alabama and 18% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Elba, AL. Overall, Elba, AL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elba

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elba is 1 in 177
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elba is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elba is 1 in 30
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Elba, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elba, AL you have a 1 in 177 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 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elba, AL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Elba, AL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Elba, AL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 101% in Elba, AL, while property crimes in Elba, AL have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Elba, AL have increased by 11% year over year.

Elba police department

ItemElbaAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)259,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.34.13.3
There are a total of 25 Elba police officers. This results in 6.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54% greater than the Alabama average and 91.4% 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
Brantley, AL1,0162001,2631,463
New Brockton, AL1,396871,4761,562
Horn Hill, AL2684803,0303,511
Opp, AL6,6754813,0373,518
Enterprise, AL27,3753213,4503,771
Elba, AL3,9355672,8103,377

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashburn, GA3,9352652,1212,387
Pearl River, MS3,9351841,8882,072
Lake Tansi, TN3,9343291,5771,905
Williamstown, KY3,932251,0081,033
Westway, TX3,9383142,1572,471
Elba, AL3,9355672,8103,377
Source: The Elba, 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.