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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleAnderson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,753 (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)585 (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)3,168 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Anderson crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anderson are 54% higher than the national average
  • In Anderson you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anderson is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anderson has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Anderson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anderson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anderson is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anderson is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anderson is 1 in 27

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

      Anderson police department

      ItemAndersonAlabamaNational
      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.

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      Anderson, AL2595853,1683,753

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      Anderson, AL2595853,1683,753
      Source: The Anderson, 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.