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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 73%
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 peopleAltoona/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,519 (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)704 (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)3,815 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Altoona crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altoona are 85% higher than the national average
  • In Altoona you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altoona is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altoona has decreased by 4%

Altoona crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Altoona (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altoona

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altoona is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altoona is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altoona is 1 in 23

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

      Altoona police department

      ItemAltoonaAlabamaNational
      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
      Sardis City, AL1,5701759511,126
      Steele, AL1,0892799311,210
      Highland Lake, AL3972101,1381,348
      Cleveland, AL1,1762191,1881,407
      Douglas, AL1,0562491,3491,598
      New Union, AL1,1382541,3761,630
      Ashville, AL2,4902571,3911,647
      Altoona, AL7687043,8154,519

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      Lorain, PA7684692,2852,754
      Efland, NC7683882,5622,950
      Juniata Terrace, PA7684842,3542,838
      Ellicott, CO7686084,0934,701
      Scio, OR7683773,8114,188
      Altoona, AL7687043,8154,519
      Source: The Altoona, 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.