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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 peopleBenton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (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)n/a (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)n/a (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Benton crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Benton are equal to the national average
  • In Benton you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Benton is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Benton has not changed

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

      Benton police department

      ItemBentonAlabamaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Valley Grande, AL3,8552461,3351,581
      Hayneville, AL1,0732631,4271,690
      Autaugaville, AL1,0232641,4321,696
      Mosses, AL1,1042921,5811,873
      Lowndesboro, AL953021,6371,939
      Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,3353151,7062,020
      Selma, AL19,6507103,8484,558
      Benton, AL32n/an/an/a

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dickey, ND324423,2073,649
      Wales, ND324543,2973,751
      Lipscomb, TX324782,7503,228
      Union Hill, IL325152,4642,980
      Clam Lake, WI322011,0631,264
      Benton, AL32n/an/an/a
      Source: The Benton, 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.