Reported Annual Crime In West Blocton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,626 (estimate)3,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.24.9
Rapen/an/an/a42.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a94.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a328.3237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)222 (estimate)472373
Burglaryn/an/an/a725.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a212.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,404 (estimate)2,9792,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Blocton is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.46 daily crimes that occur in West Blocton.
  • West Blocton is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Blocton you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Blocton has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In West Blocton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Blocton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Blocton is 1 in 450
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Blocton is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Blocton is 1 in 62

Year Over Year Crime In West Blocton (per 100,000 people)

West Blocton police department

ItemWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968556,527
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
Helena, AL16,752116696812
Lake View, AL2,14301,3361,336
Centreville, AL2,7271901,1971,387
Vance, AL1,2741311,9042,035
Brent, AL4,9113292,1582,487
West Blocton, AL1,5662221,4041,626

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Horine, MO1,5662361,3571,593
Odon, IN1,5651731,1601,333
Cole Camp, MO1,5671802,7032,883
Nooksack, WA1,5651281,5601,688
Oxford, NY1,5651998381,037
West Blocton, AL1,5662221,4041,626
Source: The West Blocton, 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.