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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 4%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArab/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,613 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)419 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,194 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Arab crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arab are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Arab you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arab is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arab has decreased by 5%

Arab crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Arab (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arab

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arab is 1 in 239
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arab is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arab is 1 in 39

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

      Arab police department

      ItemArabAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)379,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.13.3
      There are a total of 37 Arab police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.4% greater than the Alabama average and 39.1% greater than the National average.

      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
      Holly Pond, AL1,1462051,0701,275
      Douglas, AL1,0562451,2801,525
      Grant, AL9614392,2962,734
      New Hope, AL2,8084922,4952,987
      Eva, AL6015152,6953,209
      Union Grove, AL915172,7073,224
      Snead, AL7102383,3293,567
      Arab, AL8,2474192,1942,613

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Mitchell, KY8,24585848933
      St. Martin, MS8,2452542,1712,425
      Ripley, TN8,2491,5353,6715,206
      Pineville, NC8,24474812,44513,193
      Humboldt, TN8,2547723,3314,103
      Arab, AL8,2474192,1942,613
      Source: The Arab, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.