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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 256%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleColumbiana/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime177n/a (estimate)3,7503,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape1n/a21.240.842.6
Robbery2n/a42.483.486.2
Assault61n/a1,292.4387.6246.8
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)1,356520381
Burglary15n/a317.8590.1376.0
Theft89n/a1,885.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a190.7268.3228.9
Property crime113n/a (estimate)2,3942,8172,200

Key findings

  • Columbiana crime rates are 45% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Columbiana are 256% higher than the national average
  • In Columbiana you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Columbiana is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Columbiana has increased by 20%

Columbiana crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Columbiana (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Columbiana 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 Columbiana (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.12 times more than the state average and 1.45 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Columbiana on a daily basis are 2.61 times more than than Alabama average and 3.56 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Columbiana are 1.18 times less than the daily state average and 1.09 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Columbiana (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Alabama and all other cities across the US, is Columbiana safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Columbiana is safer than 19% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Columbiana is safer than 6% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Columbiana. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Columbiana is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbiana

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbiana is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbiana is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbiana is 1 in 27
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Columbiana, Alabama you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Columbiana.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Columbiana, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Columbiana has increased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Columbiana has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Columbiana has increased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Columbiana police department

      ItemColumbianaAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.13.3
      There are a total of 13 Columbiana police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.1% less than the Alabama average and 6.5% 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
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Westover, AL1,315140756895
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Wilsonville, AL2,1192111,1461,357
      Fayetteville, AL1,4372211,1981,420
      Columbiana, AL4,2651,3562,3943,750

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vine Hill, CA4,2643581,9072,265
      Beecher, IL4,26489557646
      North Wilkesboro, NC4,2663972,9233,320
      Caseyville, IL4,2639411,2382,179
      Walhalla, SC4,2632082,0802,288
      Columbiana, AL4,2651,3562,3943,750
      Source: The Columbiana, 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.