Reported Annual Crime In Gadsden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGadsden/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,254n/a (estimate)9,1243,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGadsden/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a8.48.35.3
Rape23n/a64.541.641.7
Robbery63n/a176.686.598.0
Assault524n/a1,469.2387.8248.9
Violent crime613n/a (estimate)1,719524383
Burglary497n/a1,393.5645.7430.4
Theft1,914n/a5,366.62,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft230n/a644.9263.4237.4
Property crime2,641n/a (estimate)7,4052,9572,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gadsden, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Gadsden, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Gadsden, AL averages 162% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 232% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gadsden, AL is 228% higher than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 349% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 150% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 213% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gadsden, AL area.
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The Gadsden crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gadsden as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Gadsden crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gadsden is 232% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 25 daily crimes that occur in Gadsden.
  • Gadsden is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gadsden you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gadsden has increased by 7%.

Compare Gadsden, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gadsden (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Gadsden, AL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alabama as well as national figures. In Gadsden, AL the total number of daily crimes is 2.62 times more than the Alabama average and 3.32 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Gadsden, AL are 3.28 times more than the Alabama average and 4.49 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Gadsden, AL has a daily crime rate that is 2.50 times more than the Alabama average and 3.13 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Gadsden (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Gadsden, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Gadsden, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Gadsden, AL is 2% safer than other cities of Alabama and 0% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Gadsden, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Gadsden, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gadsden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gadsden is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gadsden is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gadsden is 1 in 11
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Gadsden, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Gadsden, AL you have a 1 in 59 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 14 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gadsden, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Gadsden, AL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Gadsden, AL has increased by 71%, while the property crime rate in Gadsden, AL has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gadsden, AL has increased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Gadsden police department

ItemGadsdenAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1339,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hokes Bluff, AL4,299941,2401,333
Southside, AL8,5631741,2171,391
Tidmore Bend, AL1,2662191,2331,452
Coats Bend, AL1,8112401,3561,596
Steele, AL1,0892411,3581,598
Ballplay, AL1,7482501,4111,661
New Union, AL1,1382561,4441,700
Gadsden, AL36,2351,7197,4059,124

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leander, TX36,2041251,1321,257
Lewiston, ME36,2772722,1852,457
Brighton, CO36,3074813,3433,824
Franklin, WI36,155771,7081,785
Rome, GA36,3405644,0704,633
Gadsden, AL36,2351,7197,4059,124
Source: The Gadsden, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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