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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleCherokee/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)2,0023,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault1n/a100.1387.6246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)100520381
Burglary2n/a200.2590.1376.0
Theft13n/a1,301.31,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a400.4268.3228.9
Property crime19n/a (estimate)1,9022,8172,200

Key findings

  • Cherokee crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cherokee are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Cherokee you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cherokee is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cherokee has decreased by 58%

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

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      Daily Crime In Cherokee (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cherokee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cherokee is 1 in 1000
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cherokee is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cherokee is 1 in 50

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

      Cherokee police department

      ItemCherokeeAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,968558,732
      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
      Iuka, MS2,9971352,2002,335
      Tishomingo, MS4563243,3233,647
      Tuscumbia, AL8,5063113,3573,668
      Waterloo, AL1637353,9824,717
      Cherokee, AL8531001,9022,002

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lowden, IA8533082,0872,395
      Blue Ridge Summit, PA8533101,5081,817
      Cambridge, IA8532851,9262,210
      Castalia, OH8532862,2262,512
      Anson, ME8531692,0482,217
      Cherokee, AL8531001,9022,002
      Source: The Cherokee, 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.