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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleFayette/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)2,2033,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape1n/a23.240.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault9n/a208.7387.6246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)232520381
Burglary12n/a278.2590.1376.0
Theft66n/a1,530.31,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a162.3268.3228.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,9712,8172,200

Key findings

  • Fayette crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fayette are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Fayette you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fayette is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fayette has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Fayette (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fayette on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Fayette (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.51 times less than the state average and 1.17 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Fayette on a daily basis are 2.24 times less than than Alabama average and 1.64 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fayette are 1.43 times less than the daily state average and 1.12 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Fayette (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Fayette to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Fayette safe? The gauges above illustrate that Fayette is safer than 79% of every city located within Alabama along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Fayette, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayette

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayette is 1 in 432
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayette is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayette is 1 in 46
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Fayette, Alabama? If you reside in Fayette, then there is a 1 in 432 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 46 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fayette.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Fayette, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Fayette has decreased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Fayette has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fayette has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Fayette police department

      ItemFayetteAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)129,968558,732
      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
      Millport, AL1,0562451,3251,570
      Berry, AL1,3672591,4021,661
      Kennedy, AL4366153,3303,945
      Belk, AL2387524,0764,828
      Glen Allen, AL4747764,2064,982
      Fayette, AL4,4912321,9712,203

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marietta-Alderwood, WA4,4922162,0402,256
      Capitol Heights, MD4,4894141,1121,526
      Oconto, WI4,488451,6061,651
      Saukville, WI4,494451,1331,178
      Mount Vernon, IA4,487135721857
      Fayette, AL4,4912321,9712,203
      Source: The Fayette, 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.