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Total crime 94%
Violent crime 387%
Property crime 42%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCalera/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime694n/a (estimate)4,8423,1852,489
Murder2n/a14.07.35.0
Rape10n/a69.842.242.6
Robbery6n/a41.980.481.6
Assault247n/a1,723.2381.0250.2
Violent crime265n/a (estimate)1,849511379
Burglary164n/a1,144.1531.9340.5
Theft242n/a1,688.31,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theft23n/a160.5256.5219.9
Property crime429n/a (estimate)2,9932,6742,110

Key findings

  • Calera crime rates are 94% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Calera are 387% higher than the national average
  • In Calera you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Calera is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Calera has not changed

Calera crime map

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      Daily Crime In Calera (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Calera for every 100,000 residents. The Calera total amount of daily crime is 1.52 times more than the Alabama average and 1.94 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Calera, is 3.62 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 4.87 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Calera has a daily crime average that is 1.12 times more than the Alabama average and 1.42 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Calera (higher is better)

      How safe is Calera, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Calera is safer than 18% of the cities in Alabama and 4% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Calera. Overall, Calera is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Calera

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Calera is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Calera is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Calera is 1 in 21
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Calera, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 55. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 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 Calera is 1 in 21.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Calera is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Calera has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Calera, while property crimes in Calera have not changed. Total crime has not changed year over year.

      Calera police department

      ItemCaleraAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
      There are a total of 34 Calera police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the Alabama average and 11.7% less 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
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Thorsby, AL2,0072917761,067
      Wilsonville, AL2,1192081,0881,295
      Shelby, AL1,3742301,2051,435
      Chelsea, AL11,7062351,2291,464
      Jemison, AL2,6222471,2921,539
      Brantleyville, AL1,1102681,4011,669
      Calera, AL12,8391,8492,9934,842

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Fe, TX12,8391109301,040
      Grovetown, GA12,8481471,1261,274
      Monfort Heights, OH12,8501991,3981,598
      Jacksonville, AL12,8276783,4554,133
      Malibu, CA12,8533443,2523,595
      Calera, AL12,8391,8492,9934,842
      Source: The Calera, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.