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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 62%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCottonwood/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)9593,1852,489
Murder0n/a0.07.35.0
Rape0n/a0.042.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.481.6
Assault2n/a159.9381.0250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)160511379
Burglary4n/a319.7531.9340.5
Theft6n/a479.61,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0256.5219.9
Property crime10n/a (estimate)7992,6742,110

Key findings

  • Cottonwood crime rates are 61% 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 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cottonwood has not changed

Cottonwood crime map

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

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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, AL1,7321909961,186
      Malone, FL1,9782121,2051,417
      Webb, AL1,3942271,1901,417
      Malvern, AL1,7852471,2941,541
      Cowarts, AL2,0202501,3091,560
      Ashford, AL2,2111861,4921,678
      Cottonwood, AL1,316160799959

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tripoli, IA1,316116753869
      Windsor, PA1,316142651793
      Toluca, IL1,31679631710
      Crystal Lakes, OH1,3161541,0781,231
      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 2019. 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.