Reported Annual Crime In Leeds

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeeds/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime637n/a (estimate)5,3243,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeeds/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape4n/a33.439.440.4
Robbery9n/a75.296.4102.8
Assault69n/a576.7388.2248.5
Violent crime82n/a (estimate)685532386
Burglary76n/a635.2700.5468.9
Theft443n/a3,702.82,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft36n/a300.9241.1236.9
Property crime555n/a (estimate)4,6392,9482,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Leeds, AL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Leeds, AL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Leeds, AL is 53% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Alabama, and when compared with the national average, is 88% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Leeds, AL has 29% higher than violent crime rate than Alabama average, while remaining 77% higher than the national average. In property crime, Leeds, AL is 57% higher than the average of Alabama and is 89% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hoover, AL82,849121332453
Shoal Creek, AL1,38575414488
Indian Springs Village, AL2,49083462546
Margaret, AL4,47566524590
Highland Lakes, AL4,679138766904
Westover, AL1,104142788931
Brook Highland, AL7,2811739591,132
Leeds, AL12,0636854,6395,324

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Leeds is 88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.59 daily crimes that occur in Leeds.
  • Leeds is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Leeds you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leeds has increased by 11%.

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Compare Leeds, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Leeds (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Leeds, AL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Leeds, AL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama state wide, are 1.53 times more than the state average and 1.88 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Leeds, AL on a daily bases are 1.29 times more than than Alabama average and 1.77 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Leeds, AL are 1.57 times more than the daily state average and 1.89 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Leeds (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Leeds, 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 Leeds, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Leeds, AL is 36% safer than other cities of Alabama and 14% 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, Leeds, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Leeds, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leeds

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leeds is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leeds is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Leeds is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Leeds, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Leeds, AL you have a 1 in 146 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 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leeds, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Leeds, 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 Leeds, AL has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Leeds, AL has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Leeds, AL has increased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Leeds police department

ItemLeedsAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
There are a total of 34 Leeds police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the Alabama average and 12.1% less 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
Cloquet, MN12,0642745,2305,504
Mango, FL12,0625573,4774,034
Haverstraw, NY12,0603901,6051,995
Lake City, FL12,0591,5267,1978,723
Brown Deer, WI12,0673974,5864,983
Leeds, AL12,0636854,6395,324
Source: The Leeds, 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.