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Total crime 131%
Violent crime 279%
Property crime 106%
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 peopleGreenville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime451n/a (estimate)5,9623,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape3n/a39.740.842.6
Robbery3n/a39.783.486.2
Assault103n/a1,361.7387.6246.8
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)1,441520381
Burglary36n/a475.9590.1376.0
Theft293n/a3,873.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a171.9268.3228.9
Property crime342n/a (estimate)4,5212,8172,200

Key findings

  • Greenville crime rates are 131% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenville are 279% higher than the national average
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenville is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenville has increased by 12%

Greenville crime map

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      Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Greenville, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Greenville are 1.79 times more than the Alabama average and 2.31 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Greenville are 2.77 times more than than Alabama and 3.79 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Greenville are 1.60 times more than than Alabama and 2.06 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Greenville in comparison to other Alabama communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Greenville safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Greenville being safer than 8% of cities in Alabama and 2% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Alabama cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Greenville. In conclusion, Greenville ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 17
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Greenville, Alabama you have a 1 in 70 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 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Greenville.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Greenville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Greenville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 81% in Greenville, while property crimes in Greenville have decreased by 1%. Total crime has increased by 12% year over year.

      Greenville police department

      ItemGreenvilleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)349,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.13.3
      There are a total of 34 Greenville police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.1% greater than the Alabama average and 29.9% 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
      Fort Deposit, AL1,5192741,4841,757
      Georgiana, AL1,6812771,4991,775
      Greenville, AL7,8961,4414,5215,962

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      York, NE7,899763,0483,124
      Caribou, ME7,902661,0901,155
      Prien, LA7,9033041,8502,154
      Mystic Island, NJ7,9032341,5831,817
      Colonie, NY7,8883601,4811,841
      Greenville, AL7,8961,4414,5215,962
      Source: The Greenville, 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.