Reported Annual Crime In West Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jefferson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,111 (estimate)3,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jefferson/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)562 (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)3,549 (estimate)2,9792,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Jefferson is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.26 daily crimes that occur in West Jefferson.
  • West Jefferson is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Jefferson you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Jefferson has decreased by 18%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 178
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 25

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

West Jefferson police department

ItemWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968556,527
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
Sylvan Springs, AL1,6711499401,088
Concord, AL1,7241569861,143
Rock Creek, AL1,3771761,1081,284
Minor, AL1,2751961,2371,433
Homewood, AL25,4202041,2871,491
West Jefferson, AL4945623,5494,111

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arapahoe, NC4944023,1903,592
Wattsburg, PA4944582,6343,092
Fielding, UT4942983,7604,058
Cove, AR4947484,6715,420
Shenandoah Retreat, VA4941921,8272,019
West Jefferson, AL4945623,5494,111
Source: The West Jefferson, 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.