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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 89%
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 peopleFlorence/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,869n/a (estimate)4,6813,3372,580
Murder4n/a10.07.85.0
Rape23n/a57.640.842.6
Robbery30n/a75.183.486.2
Assault149n/a373.2387.6246.8
Violent crime206n/a (estimate)516520381
Burglary282n/a706.3590.1376.0
Theft1,215n/a3,043.21,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft166n/a415.8268.3228.9
Property crime1,663n/a (estimate)4,1652,8172,200

Key findings

  • Florence crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Florence are 36% higher than the national average
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Florence is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Florence has increased by 18%

Florence crime map

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

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Compare Florence, AL Crime

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      Daily Crime In Florence (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Florence, AL per 100,000 people. In Florence, the total number of daily crimes is 1.40 times more than the Alabama average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Florence is 1.01 times less than the Alabama average and 1.36 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Florence has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times more than the Alabama average and 1.89 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Florence (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Florence, Alabama compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Florence safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Florence is safer than 36% of Alabama cities, and 12% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Florence. At this time, Florence sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florence

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florence is 1 in 194
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florence is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Florence is 1 in 22
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Florence? In Florence, AL you have a 1 in 194 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Florence.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Florence, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Florence has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Florence has increased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Florence has increased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Florence police department

      ItemFlorenceAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1379,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.54.13.3
      There are a total of 137 Florence police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.6% less than the Alabama average and 6.6% 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
      Littleville, AL1,0450812812
      Underwood-Petersville, AL3,7232971,6091,906
      St. Florian, AL4293271,7742,101
      Killen, AL1,1291032,0642,167
      Tuscumbia, AL8,5063113,3573,668
      Leighton, AL9344265,3905,816
      Sheffield, AL9,0678195,0035,822
      Florence, AL39,9385164,1654,681

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Linton Hall, VA40,0261281,0651,193
      Norwich, CT40,0572751,2671,541
      New Berlin, WI39,807381,0861,124
      La Quinta, CA39,8011002,7582,858
      Meridian, MS40,0944133,9394,352
      Florence, AL39,9385164,1654,681
      Source: The Florence, 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.