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Total crime 146%
Violent crime 467%
Property crime 91%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlexander City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime924n/a (estimate)6,3513,3372,580
Murder2n/a13.77.85.0
Rape5n/a34.440.842.6
Robbery15n/a103.183.486.2
Assault292n/a2,007.2387.6246.8
Violent crime314n/a (estimate)2,158520381
Burglary92n/a632.4590.1376.0
Theft484n/a3,326.91,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a233.7268.3228.9
Property crime610n/a (estimate)4,1932,8172,200

Key findings

  • Alexander City crime rates are 146% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alexander City are 467% higher than the national average
  • In Alexander City you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alexander City is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alexander City has increased by 16%

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The Alexander City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alexander City 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 Alexander City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Alexander City (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Alexander City for every 100,000 residents. The Alexander City total amount of daily crime is 1.90 times more than the Alabama average and 2.46 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Alexander City, is 4.15 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 5.67 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Alexander City has a daily crime average that is 1.49 times more than the Alabama average and 1.91 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Alexander City (higher is better)

      Is Alexander City safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Alexander City to other cities in the state and across the country, Alexander City is 10% safer than other cities of Alabama and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. Alexander City has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alexander City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alexander City is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alexander City is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alexander City is 1 in 16
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alexander City? In Alexander City, AL you have a 1 in 47 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alexander City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Alexander City (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Alexander City, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Alexander City has increased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Alexander City has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Alexander City has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Alexander City police department

      ItemAlexander CityAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)649,968558,732
      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
      Goodwater, AL1,5232721,4751,747
      Hackneyville, AL3385593,0263,585
      Hissop, AL7546263,3904,015
      New Site, AL7906303,4154,046
      Kellyton, AL2286613,5794,240
      Dadeville, AL3,1657123,5594,270
      Ray, AL4116873,7244,411
      Alexander City, AL14,8592,1584,1936,351

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      Somerton, AZ14,8661161,3311,447
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      Mastic Beach, NY14,8674301,7702,200
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      Forrest City, AR14,8719336,2367,169
      Alexander City, AL14,8592,1584,1936,351
      Source: The Alexander City, 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.