Reported Annual Crime In Sheffield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSheffield/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime473n/a (estimate)5,1583,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSheffield/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.24.9
Rape12n/a130.942.038.6
Robbery6n/a65.494.9101.9
Assault44n/a479.8328.3237.8
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)676472373
Burglary130n/a1,417.7725.6491.4
Theft254n/a2,769.92,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft27n/a294.4212.7220.2
Property crime411n/a (estimate)4,4822,9792,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Sheffield, AL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL is 49% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Alabama, and when compared with the national average, is 80% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Sheffield, AL has 43% higher than violent crime rate than Alabama average, while remaining 81% higher than the national average. In property crime, Sheffield, AL is 50% higher than the average of Alabama and is 80% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sheffield is 80% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.13 daily crimes that occur in Sheffield.
  • Sheffield is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sheffield you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sheffield has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Sheffield (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.49 times more than the Alabama average and 1.80 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sheffield, AL is 1.43 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.81 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Sheffield, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.50 times more than the Alabama average and 1.80 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Sheffield (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sheffield, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sheffield, AL ranks safer than 29% of every city located within Alabama along with 10% 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 Sheffield, AL. As a result, Sheffield, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sheffield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sheffield is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sheffield is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sheffield is 1 in 20
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL, then there is a 1 in 148 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 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Sheffield, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Sheffield, AL has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sheffield, AL has decreased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sheffield police department

ItemSheffieldAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,968556,527
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
Killen, AL1,1691751,1011,276
Cherokee, AL1,0002261,4271,653
Underwood-Petersville, AL3,1392571,6201,877
St. Florian, AL4233041,9172,221
Tuscumbia, AL8,5652942,5492,843
Sheffield, AL9,0676764,4825,158

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Thomaston, GA9,0684903,9154,405
Taft, CA9,0636583,7764,434
Columbia City, IN9,0571021,7411,843
Fallston, MD9,0562841,4391,723
Fitzgerald, GA9,0547755,2055,980
Sheffield, AL9,0676764,4825,158
Source: The Sheffield, 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.