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Total crime 294%
Violent crime 454%
Property crime 266%
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 peopleFairfield/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,079n/a (estimate)10,1553,3372,580
Murder8n/a75.37.85.0
Rape3n/a28.240.842.6
Robbery75n/a705.983.486.2
Assault138n/a1,298.8387.6246.8
Violent crime224n/a (estimate)2,108520381
Burglary284n/a2,672.9590.1376.0
Theft489n/a4,602.41,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft82n/a771.8268.3228.9
Property crime855n/a (estimate)8,0472,8172,200

Key findings

  • Fairfield crime rates are 294% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairfield are 454% higher than the national average
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairfield is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairfield has increased by 94%

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

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      Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Fairfield for every 100,000 residents. The Fairfield total amount of daily crime is 3.04 times more than the Alabama average and 3.94 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fairfield, is 4.06 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 5.54 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Fairfield has a daily crime average that is 2.86 times more than the Alabama average and 3.66 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

      Is Fairfield safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Fairfield to other cities in the state and across the country, Fairfield is 1% safer than other cities of Alabama and 0% safer than other cities in the nation. Fairfield has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 13
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 10
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fairfield? If you reside in Fairfield, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 48. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 13 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fairfield, is 1 in 10.

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

      Determining whether Fairfield is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fairfield violent crime rates have increased by 134%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 86% year over year. Total crimes for Fairfield has increased by 94% in the same time frame.

      Fairfield police department

      ItemFairfieldAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)449,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.13.3
      There are a total of 44 Fairfield police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3% less than the Alabama average and 21.2% greater 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
      Lake View, AL2,801140760900
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Fairfield, AL10,9372,1088,04710,155

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ogdensburg, NY10,9373013,7164,017
      Malvern, AR10,9376893,6894,378
      Suffern, NY10,9362991,2321,531
      Brooklyn, OH10,9361675,2615,428
      Broomall, PA10,935137665802
      Fairfield, AL10,9372,1088,04710,155
      Source: The Fairfield, 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.