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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 13%
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 peopleFairhope/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime580n/a (estimate)2,6743,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape16n/a73.840.842.6
Robbery3n/a13.883.486.2
Assault24n/a110.7387.6246.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)198520381
Burglary57n/a262.8590.1376.0
Theft449n/a2,070.31,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft31n/a142.9268.3228.9
Property crime537n/a (estimate)2,4762,8172,200

Key findings

  • Fairhope crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairhope are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Fairhope you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairhope is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairhope has decreased by 24%

Fairhope crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fairhope (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fairhope, AL per 100,000 people. In Fairhope, the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times less than the Alabama average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fairhope is 2.62 times less than the Alabama average and 1.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fairhope has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Alabama average and 1.13 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fairhope (higher is better)

      How safe is Fairhope, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fairhope is safer than 75% of the cities in Alabama and 41% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Fairhope. Overall, Fairhope is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairhope

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairhope is 1 in 505
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairhope is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairhope is 1 in 38
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Fairhope, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 505. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 41 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Fairhope is 1 in 38.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fairhope, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Fairhope has increased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Fairhope has decreased by 26%, and the total amount of crime in Fairhope has decreased by 24% year over year.

      Fairhope police department

      ItemFairhopeAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)549,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.13.3
      There are a total of 54 Fairhope police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% less than the Alabama average and 5.3% 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
      Loxley, AL1,8371608681,028
      Magnolia Springs, AL7402621,4191,681
      Daphne, AL24,2951351,7391,875
      Robertsdale, AL5,7764632,5062,969
      Silverhill, AL8094692,5393,008
      Spanish Fort, AL7,8253702,7573,127
      Belle Fontaine, AL6495783,1293,707
      Fairhope, AL17,9961982,4762,674

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lackawanna, NY17,9923911,7592,150
      Suwanee, GA18,0011432,5862,729
      Wisconsin Rapids, WI17,9871523,3793,532
      Springboro, OH17,97821538559
      Westbrook, ME17,9691741,8932,067
      Fairhope, AL17,9961982,4762,674
      Source: The Fairhope, 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.