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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleForestdale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,914 (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)468 (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)2,447 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Forestdale crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forestdale are 23% higher than the national average
  • In Forestdale you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forestdale is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forestdale has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Forestdale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forestdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forestdale is 1 in 214
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forestdale is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forestdale is 1 in 35

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

      Forestdale police department

      ItemForestdaleAlabamaNational
      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
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52980419500
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860133695827
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,753160838998
      Concord, AL1,8371628501,012
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041668701,036
      Kimberly, AL2,8402168321,047
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341799381,118
      Forestdale, AL9,6794682,4472,914

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brandywine, MD9,6813561,5291,885
      Potsdam, NY9,6824941,8902,384
      Brandon, SD9,67468264332
      Bull Mountain, OR9,6841381,3321,470
      Waggaman, LA9,6736073,4964,103
      Forestdale, AL9,6794682,4472,914
      Source: The Forestdale, 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.