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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 46%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,355 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)217 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,138 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Fayetteville crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fayetteville are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Fayetteville you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fayetteville is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fayetteville has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Fayetteville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayetteville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 461
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 74

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

      Fayetteville police department

      ItemFayettevilleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      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
      Wilsonville, AL2,1192081,0881,295
      Shelby, AL1,3742301,2051,435
      Chelsea, AL11,7062351,2291,464
      Stewartville, AL1,7652541,3311,585
      Mignon, AL1,0322751,4411,716
      Harpersville, AL1,7604071,8592,266
      Columbiana, AL4,2651,3562,3943,750
      Fayetteville, AL1,4372171,1381,355

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Recovery, OH1,437121848969
      Elizabeth, PA1,43715351203
      Phillips, WI1,437759711,046
      Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI1,43661222284
      Robinhood, MS1,4361391,1901,329
      Fayetteville, AL1,4372171,1381,355
      Source: The Fayetteville, 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.