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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 101%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleBoaz/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime438n/a (estimate)4,5263,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape3n/a31.040.842.6
Robbery3n/a31.083.486.2
Assault68n/a702.6387.6246.8
Violent crime74n/a (estimate)765520381
Burglary68n/a702.6590.1376.0
Theft259n/a2,676.21,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft37n/a382.3268.3228.9
Property crime364n/a (estimate)3,7612,8172,200

Key findings

  • Boaz crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boaz are 101% higher than the national average
  • In Boaz you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boaz is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boaz has increased by 8%

Boaz crime map

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      Daily Crime In Boaz (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Boaz on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Boaz (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.36 times more than the state average and 1.75 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Boaz on a daily basis are 1.47 times more than than Alabama average and 2.01 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Boaz are 1.34 times more than the daily state average and 1.71 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Boaz (higher is better)

      Is Boaz safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Boaz to other cities in the state and across the country, Boaz is 20% safer than other cities of Alabama and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. Boaz has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boaz

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boaz is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boaz is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boaz is 1 in 23
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Boaz, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 131. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 27 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Boaz is 1 in 23.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Boaz, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Boaz has decreased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Boaz has increased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Boaz has increased by 8% year over year.

      Boaz police department

      ItemBoazAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)329,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
      There are a total of 32 Boaz police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18% less than the Alabama average and 2.4% 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
      Sardis City, AL1,5701759511,126
      Tidmore Bend, AL1,2662171,1751,392
      Douglas, AL1,0562491,3491,598
      New Union, AL1,1382541,3761,630
      Crossville, AL2,1612591,4041,664
      Whitesboro, AL2,2902621,4191,681
      Carlisle-Rockledge, AL2,6462771,4991,776
      Boaz, AL9,6397653,7614,526

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Bend, OR9,6352994,2144,513
      Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD9,6445002,1682,668
      Fife, WA9,6453203,0243,345
      Eidson Road, TX9,6545593,2173,776
      Roxborough Park, CO9,6572301,5511,781
      Boaz, AL9,6397653,7614,526
      Source: The Boaz, 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.