Reported Annual Crime In Sylacauga

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylacauga/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime737n/a (estimate)5,8163,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylacauga/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a15.87.24.9
Rape4n/a31.642.038.6
Robbery6n/a47.394.9101.9
Assault43n/a339.3328.3237.8
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)434472373
Burglary123n/a970.6725.6491.4
Theft536n/a4,229.82,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a181.5212.7220.2
Property crime682n/a (estimate)5,3822,9792,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sylacauga, AL. The total number of reported crimes in Sylacauga, AL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Sylacauga, AL crime rate is 69% higher than the Alabama average and is 103% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sylacauga, AL has a violent crime rate that is 8% lower than the Alabama average and 16% higher than the national average. For property crime, Sylacauga, AL is 81% higher than the Alabama average and 116% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sylacauga is 103% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.93 daily crimes that occur in Sylacauga.
  • Sylacauga is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sylacauga you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sylacauga has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Sylacauga (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sylacauga, 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 Sylacauga, AL are 1.69 times more than the Alabama average and 2.03 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sylacauga, AL are 1.09 times less than than Alabama and 1.16 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sylacauga, AL are 1.81 times more than than Alabama and 2.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Sylacauga (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Alabama and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Sylacauga, AL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sylacauga, AL has been ranked safer than 38% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Sylacauga, AL is safer than 15% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Sylacauga, AL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sylacauga, AL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylacauga

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 231
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 18
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sylacauga, AL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sylacauga, AL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 231. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 19 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 Sylacauga, AL is 1 in 18.

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

The year over year crime rate for Sylacauga, AL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Sylacauga, AL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% in Sylacauga, AL, while property crimes in Sylacauga, AL have decreased by 7%. Crimes in total for Sylacauga, AL have decreased by 8% year over year.

Sylacauga police department

ItemSylacaugaAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)409,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.13.3
There are a total of 40 Sylacauga police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Alabama average and 3.8% 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
Vincent, AL1,8501821,1491,331
Wilsonville, AL2,1121931,2201,413
Stewartville, AL1,8551961,2361,432
Harpersville, AL1,8361961,2401,437
Fayetteville, AL1,2321981,2471,445
Sylacauga, AL12,7864345,3825,816

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McFarland, CA12,7844401,9862,426
Athens, TX12,7823273,9634,290
Southern Pines, NC12,7825573,3673,925
Fulton, MO12,7914043,4613,864
Key Biscayne, FL12,774381,7231,761
Sylacauga, AL12,7864345,3825,816
Source: The Sylacauga, 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.