Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,428 (estimate)3,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a41.641.7
Robberyn/an/an/a86.598.0
Assaultn/an/an/a387.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)667 (estimate)524383
Burglaryn/an/an/a645.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a263.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,761 (estimate)2,9572,362
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The Columbia crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Columbia as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Columbia crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 61% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.13 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 3%.

Compare Columbia, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Columbia (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 151
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 23

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

Columbia police department

ItemColumbiaAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
There are a total of 2 Columbia police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.2% less than the Alabama average and 17.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashford, AL2,2113256971,023
Webb, AL1,3942331,3161,549
Headland, AL4,691631,6331,696
Cowarts, AL2,0202571,4481,705
Kinsey, AL2,2272691,5161,785
Blakely, GA4,7877962,0652,861
Haleburg, AL1195523,1143,666
Columbia, AL5286673,7614,428

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Galesville, MD5282028981,100
St. John, WA5284174,3564,773
Bixby, TX5287094,1424,851
New Auburn, WI5284372,4682,905
Canaan, NH5282471,7191,966
Columbia, AL5286673,7614,428
Source: The Columbia, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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