Reported Annual Crime In Hoover

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoover/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,586n/a (estimate)3,0373,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoover/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.57.24.9
Rape23n/a27.042.038.6
Robbery51n/a59.994.9101.9
Assault52n/a61.1328.3237.8
Violent crime129n/a (estimate)151472373
Burglary302n/a354.6725.6491.4
Theft2,082n/a2,444.72,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft73n/a85.7212.7220.2
Property crime2,457n/a (estimate)2,8852,9792,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Hoover, AL. The total number of reported crimes in Hoover, 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 Hoover, AL crime rate is 12% lower than the Alabama average and is 6% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Hoover, AL has a violent crime rate that is 68% lower than the Alabama average and 59% lower than the national average. For property crime, Hoover, AL is 3% lower than the Alabama average and 16% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hoover is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.32 daily crimes that occur in Hoover.
  • Hoover is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hoover you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hoover has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Hoover (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hoover, AL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national scale. In Hoover, AL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.14 times less than the Alabama average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Hoover, AL is 3.12 times less than the Alabama average and 2.46 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Hoover, AL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times less than the Alabama average and 1.16 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Hoover (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Hoover, 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 Hoover, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Hoover, AL is 79% safer than other cities of Alabama and 47% 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, Hoover, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Hoover, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hoover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hoover is 1 in 661
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hoover is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hoover is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hoover, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hoover, AL you have a 1 in 661 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hoover, AL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hoover, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Hoover, AL has increased by 30%, the amount of property crime in Hoover, AL has increased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Hoover, AL has increased by 9% year to year.

Hoover police department

ItemHooverAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2169,968556,527
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
Shoal Creek, AL1,38566418484
Indian Springs Village, AL2,49074467541
Helena, AL16,752116696812
Highland Lakes, AL4,679123774896
Sylvan Springs, AL1,6711499401,088
Hoover, AL82,8491512,8853,037

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Champaign, IL82,8486842,8263,510
Danbury, CT82,7811861,6121,798
Sioux City, IA82,7194204,2404,660
Indio, CA82,5396712,4223,093
Westland, MI83,1884102,1272,537
Hoover, AL82,8491512,8853,037
Source: The Hoover, 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.