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Total crime 120%
Violent crime 612%
Property crime 35%
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 peopleAshland/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime109n/a (estimate)5,6833,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery1n/a52.183.486.2
Assault51n/a2,659.0387.6246.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)2,711520381
Burglary16n/a834.2590.1376.0
Theft35n/a1,824.81,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a312.8268.3228.9
Property crime57n/a (estimate)2,9722,8172,200

Key findings

  • Ashland crime rates are 120% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashland are 612% higher than the national average
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashland is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashland has increased by 37%

Ashland crime map

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      Daily Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 18

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

      Ashland police department

      ItemAshlandAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.44.13.3
      There are a total of 13 Ashland police officers. This results in 6.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.2% greater than the Alabama average and 96.4% 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
      Lineville, AL2,5902591,4031,661
      Goodwater, AL1,5232721,4751,747
      Hackneyville, AL3385593,0263,585
      Daviston, AL2327003,7944,494
      Waldo, AL2107333,9714,705
      Millerville, AL2778404,5525,393
      Ashland, AL2,2312,7112,9725,683

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Medicine Lodge, KS2,2312261,3551,581
      Harlem, FL2,2312421,4321,673
      Manchester Center, VT2,23255413469
      Nokomis, IL2,2304241,4601,883
      Gates Mills, OH2,22945403448
      Ashland, AL2,2312,7112,9725,683
      Source: The Ashland, 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.