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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 79%
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 peopleFultondale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime412n/a (estimate)4,4243,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape3n/a32.240.842.6
Robbery8n/a85.983.486.2
Assault35n/a375.9387.6246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)494520381
Burglary42n/a451.0590.1376.0
Theft300n/a3,221.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a257.7268.3228.9
Property crime366n/a (estimate)3,9302,8172,200

Key findings

  • Fultondale crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fultondale are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Fultondale you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fultondale is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fultondale has decreased by 12%

Fultondale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fultondale (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fultondale 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 Fultondale (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.33 times more than the state average and 1.71 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Fultondale on a daily basis are 1.05 times less than than Alabama average and 1.30 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fultondale are 1.40 times more than the daily state average and 1.79 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Fultondale (higher is better)

      Is Fultondale safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Fultondale to other cities in the state and across the country, Fultondale is 40% safer than other cities of Alabama and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. Fultondale has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fultondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fultondale is 1 in 203
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fultondale is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fultondale is 1 in 23
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fultondale? In Fultondale, you have a 1 in 203 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fultondale, AL is 1 in 23.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fultondale, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Fultondale has decreased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Fultondale has decreased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Fultondale has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Fultondale police department

      ItemFultondaleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)339,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.13.3
      There are a total of 33 Fultondale police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.5% less than the Alabama average and 20.5% 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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Kimberly, AL2,8402168321,047
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532791,1191,198
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243871,2661,353
      Fultondale, AL8,8544943,9304,424

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85434169203
      Glenwood, IL8,853124620745
      Cypress Gardens, FL8,8553522,0862,438
      Moundsville, WV8,8582022,5192,721
      Kulpsville, PA8,859169822991
      Fultondale, AL8,8544943,9304,424
      Source: The Fultondale, 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.