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Total crime 102%
Violent crime 114%
Property crime 100%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,223 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)814 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,409 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Akron crime rates are 102% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Akron are 114% higher than the national average
  • In Akron you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Akron is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Akron has decreased by 4%

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The Akron crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Akron as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Akron crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Akron

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Akron is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Akron is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Akron is 1 in 20

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

      Akron police department

      ItemAkronAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moundville, AL2,5802251,2211,447
      Greensboro, AL2,4822581,3961,654
      Eutaw, AL2,7891,1673,2764,443
      Union, AL2607373,9934,730
      Akron, AL2528144,4095,223

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kit Carson, CO2526424,3184,960
      Storden, MN2523443,1143,457
      Century, WV2524122,1122,525
      South Salem, OH2524183,2513,669
      New Alexandria, OH2523732,9013,274
      Akron, AL2528144,4095,223
      Source: The Akron, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.