Reported Annual Crime In Muscle Shoals

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscle Shoals/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime715n/a (estimate)5,2113,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscle Shoals/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.37.24.9
Rape4n/a29.242.038.6
Robbery14n/a102.094.9101.9
Assault26n/a189.5328.3237.8
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)328472373
Burglary136n/a991.3725.6491.4
Theft481n/a3,505.82,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft53n/a386.3212.7220.2
Property crime670n/a (estimate)4,8832,9792,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Muscle Shoals, 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 Muscle Shoals, 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 Muscle Shoals, AL averages 51% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 82% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Muscle Shoals, AL is 31% lower than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 12% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 64% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 96% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Muscle Shoals, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Muscle Shoals is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.28 daily crimes that occur in Muscle Shoals.
  • Muscle Shoals is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Muscle Shoals you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Muscle Shoals has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Muscle Shoals (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Muscle Shoals, AL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alabama and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.51 times more than the Alabama average and 1.82 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.44 times less than than Alabama and 1.14 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.64 times more than than Alabama and 1.96 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Muscle Shoals (higher is better)

How safe is Muscle Shoals, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Muscle Shoals, AL is safer than 48% of the cities in Alabama and 20% 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 Muscle Shoals, AL. Overall, Muscle Shoals, AL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Muscle Shoals

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 305
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Muscle Shoals, AL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Muscle Shoals, AL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 305. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Muscle Shoals, AL is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Muscle Shoals (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Muscle Shoals, 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 Muscle Shoals, AL has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Muscle Shoals, AL has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Muscle Shoals, AL has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Muscle Shoals police department

ItemMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)439,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
There are a total of 43 Muscle Shoals police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.9% less than the Alabama average and 0.5% 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.

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
Muscle Shoals, AL13,3803284,8835,211

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Charleston, WV13,3808526,5217,373
Bedford, IN13,384672,4742,541
South Sioux City, NE13,3753382,7533,091
Warrensville Heights, OH13,3873563,1553,511
Circleville, OH13,3952895,5935,882
Muscle Shoals, AL13,3803284,8835,211
Source: The Muscle Shoals, 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.