Reported Annual Crime In Elba

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElba/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime97n/a (estimate)2,4913,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElba/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape2n/a51.439.440.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault3n/a77.0388.2248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)128532386
Burglary33n/a847.5700.5468.9
Theft54n/a1,386.82,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a128.4241.1236.9
Property crime92n/a (estimate)2,3632,9482,451
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 28% lower than the Alabama average and is 12% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Elba, AL has a violent crime rate that is 76% lower than the Alabama average and 67% lower than the national average. For property crime, Elba, AL is 20% lower than the Alabama average and 4% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brantley, AL1,0162261,2501,475
Opp, AL6,6755711,8182,388
Enterprise, AL27,3753472,7743,121
New Brockton, AL1,3962583,1013,359
Horn Hill, AL2685412,9993,540
Babbie, AL6496723,7224,394
Kinston, AL5637554,1854,940
Elba, AL3,9351282,3632,491

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elba is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.82 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 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elba has decreased by 18%.

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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 1.40 times less than the Alabama average and 1.14 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Elba, AL is 4.15 times less than the Alabama average and 3.01 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Elba, AL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.25 times less than the Alabama average and 1.04 times less 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 44% 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 779
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elba is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elba is 1 in 41
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 779 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 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 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 decreased by 55% in Elba, AL, while property crimes in Elba, AL have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Elba, AL have decreased by 18% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pearl River, MS3,9351871,8452,031
Ashburn, GA3,9351,0654,8985,962
Lake Tansi, TN3,9343401,5331,873
Williamstown, KY3,93276912988
Westway, TX3,9383312,1032,434
Elba, AL3,9351282,3632,491
Source: The Elba, 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.