Reported Annual Crime In Vestavia Hills

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVestavia Hills/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime422n/a (estimate)1,2343,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVestavia Hills/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape0n/a0.039.440.4
Robbery8n/a23.496.4102.8
Assault17n/a49.7388.2248.5
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)73532386
Burglary72n/a210.6700.5468.9
Theft292n/a854.02,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft33n/a96.5241.1236.9
Property crime397n/a (estimate)1,1612,9482,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Vestavia Hills, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Vestavia Hills, AL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Vestavia Hills, AL crime rates are 65% lower than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 56% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Vestavia Hills, AL has a rate that is 86% lower than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 81% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Vestavia Hills, AL is 61% lower than its state's mean, and 53% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hoover, AL82,849121332453
Shoal Creek, AL1,38575414488
Indian Springs Village, AL2,49083462546
Helena, AL16,752135621756
Highland Lakes, AL4,679138766904
Westover, AL1,104142788931
Sylvan Springs, AL1,6711689301,098
Vestavia Hills, AL34,061731,1611,234

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vestavia Hills is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.38 daily crimes that occur in Vestavia Hills.
  • Vestavia Hills is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vestavia Hills you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vestavia Hills has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Vestavia Hills (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Vestavia Hills, AL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alabama as well as national figures. In Vestavia Hills, AL the total number of daily crimes is 2.82 times less than the Alabama average and 2.30 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Vestavia Hills, AL are 7.28 times less than the Alabama average and 5.28 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Vestavia Hills, AL has a daily crime rate that is 2.54 times less than the Alabama average and 2.11 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Vestavia Hills (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Vestavia Hills, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Vestavia Hills, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Vestavia Hills, AL is 97% safer than other cities of Alabama and 78% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Vestavia Hills, AL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Vestavia Hills, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vestavia Hills

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 1368
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 82
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Vestavia Hills, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Vestavia Hills, AL you have a 1 in 1368 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 87 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vestavia Hills, AL.

Year Over Year Crime In Vestavia Hills (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Vestavia Hills, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Vestavia Hills, AL has increased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Vestavia Hills, AL has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Vestavia Hills, AL has decreased by 5% year to year.

Vestavia Hills police department

ItemVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)729,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.13.3
There are a total of 72 Vestavia Hills police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.1% less than the Alabama average and 35.5% 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.

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Chester, PA34,0071,5713,0754,647
Huntington Station, NY34,0053731,5331,906
Cottonwood Heights, UT33,9321162,6612,777
Upper Arlington, OH34,191461,5221,568
Pekin, IL33,9284212,0092,430
Vestavia Hills, AL34,061731,1611,234
Source: The Vestavia Hills, 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.