Annual Crime In Alabaster (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlabaster/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime671n/a (estimate)2,0033,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlabaster/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape2n/a6.040.842.6
Robbery10n/a29.883.486.2
Assault80n/a238.8387.6246.8
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)275520381
Burglary56n/a167.2590.1376.0
Theft497n/a1,483.51,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft26n/a77.6268.3228.9
Property crime579n/a (estimate)1,7282,8172,200

Key findings

  • Alabaster crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alabaster are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Alabaster you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alabaster is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alabaster has increased by 13%

Alabaster crime map

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Compare Alabaster, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Alabaster (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Alabaster, AL per 100,000 people. In Alabaster, the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the Alabama average and 1.29 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Alabaster is 1.89 times less than the Alabama average and 1.39 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Alabaster has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times less than the Alabama average and 1.27 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Alabaster (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Alabaster compared to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Alabaster ranks safer than 78% of every city located within Alabama along with 43% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Alabaster, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alabaster

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alabaster is 1 in 365
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alabaster is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alabaster is 1 in 50
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alabaster? In Alabaster, AL you have a 1 in 365 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 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alabaster.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Alabaster, AL (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Alabaster has decreased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Alabaster has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Alabaster has increased by 13% year over year.

      Alabaster police department

      ItemAlabasterAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)889,968558,732
      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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Shelby, AL1,3742341,2701,504
      Chelsea, AL11,7062391,2951,534
      Alabaster, AL32,2692751,7282,003

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Massillon, OH32,2682322,3082,540
      Valparaiso, IN32,2711101,1961,306
      Cookeville, TN32,2564234,1974,620
      Adelanto, CA32,3116941,7722,466
      Bethel Park, PA32,22234870904
      Alabaster, AL32,2692751,7282,003
      Source: The Alabaster, 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.