Reported Annual Crime In Florence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,687n/a (estimate)4,1723,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.24.9
Rape21n/a51.942.038.6
Robbery23n/a56.994.9101.9
Assault125n/a309.2328.3237.8
Violent crime169n/a (estimate)418472373
Burglary295n/a729.6725.6491.4
Theft1,147n/a2,836.82,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft76n/a188.0212.7220.2
Property crime1,518n/a (estimate)3,7542,9792,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Florence, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Florence, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Florence, AL averages 21% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 46% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Florence, AL is 12% lower than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 12% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 26% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 51% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Florence, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Florence is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.43 daily crimes that occur in Florence.
  • Florence is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Florence has not changed.

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Compare Florence, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Florence (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Florence, AL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national level. In Florence, AL the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times more than the Alabama average and 1.46 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Florence, AL is 1.13 times less than the Alabama average and 1.12 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Florence, AL has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Alabama average and 1.51 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Florence (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Florence, AL compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Florence, AL safer than 52% when compared to other Alabama cities, and 22% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Florence, AL. At this time, Florence, AL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florence is 1 in 240
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florence is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Florence is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Florence, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Florence, AL you have a 1 in 240 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Florence, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Florence, AL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Florence, AL has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Florence, AL has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Florence, AL has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

Florence police department

ItemFlorenceAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1379,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.13.3
There are a total of 137 Florence police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.6% less than the Alabama average and 6.1% 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
Killen, AL1,1691751,1011,276
Underwood-Petersville, AL3,1392571,6201,877
St. Florian, AL4233041,9172,221
Tuscumbia, AL8,5652942,5492,843
Littleville, AL9995283,3333,861
Florence, AL39,7384183,7544,172

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Huntsville, TX39,7644532,1242,577
New Berlin, WI39,712309921,022
St. Cloud, FL39,6852541,8862,141
Romeoville, IL39,6754752,4622,937
Beaumont, CA39,6203162,0332,350
Florence, AL39,7384183,7544,172
Source: The Florence, 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.