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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleAshville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,647 (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)257 (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)1,391 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Ashville crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashville are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Ashville you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashville is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashville has increased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Ashville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashville is 1 in 390
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashville is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashville is 1 in 61

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

      Ashville police department

      ItemAshvilleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)69,968558,732
      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
      Rainbow City, AL9,59010524534
      Southside, AL8,563171741912
      Margaret, AL4,5301858831,068
      Ohatchee, AL9991739511,124
      Steele, AL1,0892799311,210
      Springville, AL4,1992021,0931,295
      Highland Lake, AL3972101,1381,348
      Ashville, AL2,4902571,3911,647

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Ludlow, WA2,49095896991
      Sterling, KS2,490451,4001,445
      West Terre Haute, IN2,4902281,2991,526
      Bethel Heights, AR2,49071496566
      Fruitland, NC2,4902171,4301,647
      Ashville, AL2,4902571,3911,647
      Source: The Ashville, 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.