Annual Crime In Cottondale (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottondale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,822 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottondale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)284 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,538 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Cottondale crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottondale are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Cottondale you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottondale is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottondale has decreased by 4%

Cottondale crime map

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Compare Cottondale, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Cottondale (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Cottondale (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottondale is 1 in 353
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottondale is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottondale is 1 in 55

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

      Cottondale police department

      ItemCottondaleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      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
      Vance, AL1,3251851,1691,353
      Moundville, AL2,5802251,2211,447
      Holt, AL3,7283641,9712,335
      Coker, AL8174612,4972,958
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396
      Coaling, AL1,6373613,3113,672
      Tuscaloosa, AL96,3525054,3384,844
      Cottondale, AL3,5462841,5381,822

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blackshear, GA3,5469085,4746,381
      Bryn Mawr, PA3,54594458552
      Houston, MS3,5471441,4791,623
      St. Augusta, MN3,5471019151,016
      Woodstown, NJ3,548581,3341,393
      Cottondale, AL3,5462841,5381,822
      Source: The Cottondale, 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.