Annual Crime In Foley (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFoley/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime803n/a (estimate)4,2853,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFoley/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a10.77.85.0
Rape6n/a32.040.842.6
Robbery7n/a37.483.486.2
Assault33n/a176.1387.6246.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)256520381
Burglary90n/a480.3590.1376.0
Theft643n/a3,431.21,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft22n/a117.4268.3228.9
Property crime755n/a (estimate)4,0292,8172,200

Key findings

  • Foley crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Foley are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Foley you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Foley is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Foley has increased by 35%

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      Daily Crime In Foley (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Foley, AL per 100,000 people. In Foley, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.28 times more than the Alabama average and 1.66 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Foley is 2.03 times less than the Alabama average and 1.49 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Foley has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times more than the Alabama average and 1.83 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Foley (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Alabama and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Foley, AL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Foley is safer than 59% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Foley is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Foley. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Foley is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Foley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Foley is 1 in 391
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Foley is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Foley is 1 in 24
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Foley? In Foley, you have a 1 in 391 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Foley, AL is 1 in 24.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Foley is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Foley has decreased by 47% and the rate of property crime in Foley has increased by 50%. The total crime rate in Foley has increased by 35% year to year.

      Foley police department

      ItemFoleyAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)909,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.04.13.3
      There are a total of 90 Foley police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.3% greater than the Alabama average and 83.9% 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
      Lillian, AL1,2981598621,021
      Elberta, AL1,4002071,1241,331
      Magnolia Springs, AL7402621,4191,681
      Perdido Beach, AL5963812,0632,444
      Fairhope, AL17,9961982,4762,674
      Robertsdale, AL5,7764632,5062,969
      Silverhill, AL8094692,5393,008
      Foley, AL16,7412564,0294,285

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centralia, WA16,7295094,5905,099
      Centerville, UT16,7271282,1102,237
      Laurel, VA16,7562592,1552,414
      Defiance, OH16,7251501,8832,034
      Wolf Trap, VA16,72282680761
      Foley, AL16,7412564,0294,285
      Source: The Foley, 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.