Reported Annual Crime In Gardendale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardendale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime540n/a (estimate)3,9493,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardendale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.38.45.3
Rape2n/a14.639.440.4
Robbery6n/a43.996.4102.8
Assault101n/a738.6388.2248.5
Violent crime110n/a (estimate)804532386
Burglary68n/a497.3700.5468.9
Theft344n/a2,515.52,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a131.6241.1236.9
Property crime430n/a (estimate)3,1442,9482,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gardendale, 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 Gardendale, 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 Gardendale, AL averages 13% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gardendale, AL is 51% higher than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 108% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 7% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 28% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gardendale, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gardendale is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.82 daily crimes that occur in Gardendale.
  • Gardendale is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gardendale you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gardendale has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Gardendale (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Gardendale, AL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alabama and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Gardendale, AL are 1.13 times more than the Alabama average and 1.39 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Gardendale, AL are 1.51 times more than than Alabama and 2.08 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Gardendale, AL are 1.07 times more than than Alabama and 1.28 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Gardendale (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Gardendale, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Gardendale, AL ranks safer than 27% of every city located within Alabama along with 9% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Gardendale, AL. As a result, Gardendale, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gardendale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gardendale is 1 in 125
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gardendale is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gardendale is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Gardendale, AL? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Gardendale, AL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 125. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 32 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Gardendale, AL is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Gardendale, 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 Gardendale, AL has increased by 72%, while the property crime rate in Gardendale, AL has decreased by 31% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gardendale, AL has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Gardendale police department

ItemGardendaleAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)389,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
There are a total of 38 Gardendale police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% less than the Alabama average and 16.3% less than the National average.

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
Kimberly, AL2,84068785853
Smoke Rise, AL2,556149823971
Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531679231,090
Concord, AL1,8371699371,106
Morris, AL1,775511,1791,231
Mountain Brook, AL20,532681,3941,461
Trussville, AL20,8722231,2381,462
Gardendale, AL13,7508043,1443,949

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Baker, LA13,7546333,6874,319
Olivehurst, CA13,7556593,7834,442
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,7582041,2861,490
Circleville, OH13,7612664,8385,104
Lyndhurst, OH13,7361031,4241,527
Gardendale, AL13,7508043,1443,949
Source: The Gardendale, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.