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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleBlack/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,974 (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)619 (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)3,354 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Black crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Black are 63% higher than the national average
  • In Black you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Black is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Black has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Black (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Black (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Black

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Black is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Black is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Black is 1 in 26

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

      Black police department

      ItemBlackAlabamaNational
      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
      Graceville, FL2,2191831,3251,508
      Slocomb, AL1,5892481,3431,591
      Malvern, AL1,7852521,3631,615
      Hartford, AL2,6416182,1262,744
      Geneva, AL4,4564282,3192,747
      Esto, FL3385603,3223,882
      Eunola, AL3626613,5814,242
      Black, AL1676193,3543,974

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Los Barreras, TX1675473,1503,697
      Mountain Meadows, CO1671601,0791,240
      Havensville, KS167000
      Gilbertown, AL1676653,6024,267
      Norris, IL1676152,9453,560
      Black, AL1676193,3543,974
      Source: The Black, 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.