Reported Annual Crime In Montgomery

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontgomery/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,405n/a (estimate)4,7233,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontgomery/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder33n/a16.67.24.9
Rape40n/a20.142.038.6
Robbery391n/a196.394.9101.9
Assault578n/a290.3328.3237.8
Violent crime1,042n/a (estimate)523472373
Burglary2,342n/a1,176.1725.6491.4
Theft5,280n/a2,651.42,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft741n/a372.1212.7220.2
Property crime8,363n/a (estimate)4,2002,9792,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Montgomery, 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 Montgomery, 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 Montgomery, AL averages 37% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 65% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Montgomery, AL is 11% higher than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 40% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 41% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 69% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Montgomery, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Montgomery is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.94 daily crimes that occur in Montgomery.
  • Montgomery is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Montgomery you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Montgomery has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Montgomery (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Montgomery, 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 Montgomery, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.37 times more than the Alabama average and 1.65 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Montgomery, AL is 1.11 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.40 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Montgomery, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.41 times more than the Alabama average and 1.69 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Montgomery (higher is better)

How safe is Montgomery, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Montgomery, AL is safer than 39% of the cities in Alabama and 16% 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 Montgomery, AL. Overall, Montgomery, AL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montgomery

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montgomery is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montgomery is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Montgomery is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Montgomery, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Montgomery, AL you have a 1 in 192 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Montgomery, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Montgomery, 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 Montgomery, AL has not changed, while the property crime rate in Montgomery, AL has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Montgomery, AL has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Montgomery police department

ItemMontgomeryAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7129,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.13.3
There are a total of 712 Montgomery police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the Alabama average and 4.3% 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
Blue Ridge, AL1,53166418484
Emerald Mountain, AL2,31674467541
Redland, AL4,5711509471,097
Pike Road, AL6,6051549691,122
Coosada, AL1,1931821,1471,328
Montgomery, AL204,0955234,2004,723

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fayetteville, NC202,4215244,1534,678
Modesto, CA205,9849614,8025,763
Tacoma, WA201,7948196,3157,134
Oxnard, CA201,7444443,2313,675
Des Moines, IA206,7027144,0114,725
Montgomery, AL204,0955234,2004,723
Source: The Montgomery, 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.