Annual Crime In Cottonwood (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 peopleCottonwood/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)9593,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault2n/a159.9387.6246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)160520381
Burglary4n/a319.7590.1376.0
Theft6n/a479.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0268.3228.9
Property crime10n/a (estimate)7992,8172,200

Key findings

  • Cottonwood crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cottonwood are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Cottonwood you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cottonwood is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottonwood has decreased by 43%

Cottonwood crime map

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      Daily Crime In Cottonwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cottonwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 626
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 126
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cottonwood is 1 in 105

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

      Cottonwood police department

      ItemCottonwoodAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.13.3
      There are a total of 4 Cottonwood police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.5% less than the Alabama average and 5.7% 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
      Taylor, AL2,7040292292
      Rehobeth, AL1,7321941,0491,242
      Webb, AL1,3942311,2531,485
      Malone, FL1,9782161,2811,497
      Graceville, FL2,2191831,3251,508
      Malvern, AL1,7852521,3631,615
      Cowarts, AL2,0202551,3791,634
      Cottonwood, AL1,316160799959

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Windsor, PA1,316142691833
      Victoria, KS1,3161599541,114
      Tripoli, IA1,316109735844
      Crystal Lakes, OH1,3161471,1411,288
      Waymart, PA1,3160396396
      Cottonwood, AL1,316160799959
      Source: The Cottonwood, 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.