Reported Annual Crime In Auburn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,928n/a (estimate)2,9743,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.28.35.3
Rape17n/a26.241.641.7
Robbery30n/a46.386.598.0
Assault166n/a256.0387.8248.9
Violent crime217n/a (estimate)335524383
Burglary156n/a240.6645.7430.4
Theft1,454n/a2,242.82,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft101n/a155.8263.4237.4
Property crime1,711n/a (estimate)2,6392,9572,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Auburn, AL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 15% lower than the average of crimes committed in Alabama. It is also 8% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Auburn, AL shows a crime rate that is 36% lower than the Alabama average. The crime rate is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Auburn, AL is shown to be 11% lower than the Alabama average and 12% higher than the national average.
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The Auburn crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Auburn as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Auburn crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Auburn is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.15 daily crimes that occur in Auburn.
  • Auburn is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Auburn has increased by 5%.

Compare Auburn, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Auburn, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Auburn, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.17 times less than the Alabama average and 1.08 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Auburn, AL is 1.57 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 1.14 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Auburn, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.12 times less than the Alabama average and 1.12 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Auburn, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Auburn, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Auburn, AL is 66% safer than other cities of Alabama and 32% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Auburn, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Auburn, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Auburn, AL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Auburn, AL, you have a 1 in 299 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn, AL is 1 in 34.

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

A good indicator of whether Auburn, AL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Auburn, AL has increased by 55%, while the property crime rate in Auburn, AL has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Auburn, AL has increased by 5% year over year.

Auburn police department

ItemAuburnAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1119,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.04.13.3
There are a total of 111 Auburn police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.1% less than the Alabama average and 37.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waverly, AL2263992,2542,653
Camp Hill, AL9565162,7863,302
Cusseta, AL1265883,3163,903
Loachapoka, AL2346353,5854,221
Tuskegee, AL9,0509714,1175,088
Opelika, AL29,0307324,5915,322
Notasulga, AL9511,2024,2075,409
Auburn, AL60,3183352,6392,974

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cupertino, CA60,2971261,5911,717
National City, CA60,3494811,8792,360
Palm Harbor, FL60,2363972,4452,842
Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302683,2433,511
Meriden, CT60,2033752,4102,785
Auburn, AL60,3183352,6392,974
Source: The Auburn, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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