Reported Annual Crime In Pell City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePell City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime505n/a (estimate)3,6503,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePell City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.28.45.3
Rape4n/a28.939.440.4
Robbery9n/a65.196.4102.8
Assault40n/a289.1388.2248.5
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)390532386
Burglary59n/a426.5700.5468.9
Theft377n/a2,725.02,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a108.4241.1236.9
Property crime451n/a (estimate)3,2602,9482,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Pell City, AL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 5% higher than the average of crimes committed in Alabama. It is also 29% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Pell City, AL shows a crime rate that is 27% lower than the Alabama average. The crime rate is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Pell City, AL is shown to be 11% higher than the Alabama average and 33% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Margaret, AL4,47566524590
Westover, AL1,104142788931
Argo, AL4,1271421,0431,185
Vincent, AL1,8502051,1371,342
Vandiver, AL1,0902131,1801,392
Odenville, AL3,6414311,0501,480
Ragland, AL1,7022321,2871,519
Pell City, AL13,1283903,2603,650

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pell City is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10 daily crimes that occur in Pell City.
  • Pell City is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pell City you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pell City has increased by 62%.

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Daily Crime In Pell City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pell City, AL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alabama as well as national figures. In Pell City, AL the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Alabama average and 1.29 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Pell City, AL are 1.36 times less than the Alabama average and 1.01 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Pell City, AL has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the Alabama average and 1.33 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Pell City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Pell City, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Pell City, AL ranks safer than 62% of every city located within Alabama along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Pell City, AL. As a result, Pell City, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pell City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pell City is 1 in 257
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pell City is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pell City is 1 in 28
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pell City, AL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Pell City, AL, then there is a 1 in 257 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pell City, AL.

Year Over Year Crime In Pell City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Pell City, AL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Pell City, AL has increased by 179% and the rate of property crime in Pell City, AL has increased by 54%. The total crime rate in Pell City, AL has increased by 62% year to year.

Pell City police department

ItemPell CityAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
There are a total of 35 Pell City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% less than the Alabama average and 16.7% 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
Coatesville, PA13,1308442,5013,344
Colonial Park, PA13,1243161,7442,060
El Sobrante, CA13,1224632,6553,117
Borger, TX13,1213103,8934,204
Greenville, OH13,1213392,4302,770
Pell City, AL13,1283903,2603,650
Source: The Pell City, 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.