Reported Annual Crime In Fairfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime568n/a (estimate)5,2263,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a36.88.45.3
Rape3n/a27.639.440.4
Robbery42n/a386.496.4102.8
Assault49n/a450.8388.2248.5
Violent crime98n/a (estimate)902532386
Burglary168n/a1,545.7700.5468.9
Theft261n/a2,401.32,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft41n/a377.2241.1236.9
Property crime470n/a (estimate)4,3242,9482,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Fairfield, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield, AL crime rates are 50% higher than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 84% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Fairfield, AL has a rate that is 69% higher than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 133% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Fairfield, AL is 47% higher than its state's mean, and 76% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hoover, AL84,100121332453
Indian Springs Village, AL2,52983462546
Helena, AL17,630135621756
Lake View, AL2,801122675797
Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531689301,098
Brook Highland, AL6,6041739591,132
Concord, AL1,8371769761,152
Fairfield, AL10,9379024,3245,226

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfield is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.32 daily crimes that occur in Fairfield.
  • Fairfield is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfield has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Fairfield, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Fairfield, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.50 times more than the Alabama average and 1.84 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fairfield, AL is 1.69 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 2.33 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Fairfield, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.47 times more than the Alabama average and 1.76 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fairfield, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fairfield, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Fairfield, AL is 20% safer than other cities of Alabama and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Fairfield, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fairfield, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 111
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 20
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fairfield, AL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Fairfield, AL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 111. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 24 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fairfield, AL is 1 in 20.

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

Determining whether Fairfield, 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. Fairfield, AL has increased by 60% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 22% year over year. Total crimes for Fairfield, AL has increased by 27% in the same time frame.

Fairfield police department

ItemFairfieldAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)449,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.13.3
There are a total of 44 Fairfield police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% less than the Alabama average and 21.2% 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
Malvern, AR10,9373003,7044,003
Ogdensburg, NY10,9372493,2843,533
Suffern, NY10,9363161,2991,615
Brooklyn, OH10,9362686,2086,475
Broomall, PA10,935136753889
Fairfield, AL10,9379024,3245,226
Source: The Fairfield, 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.