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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleHartselle/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime414n/a (estimate)2,8783,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape3n/a20.940.842.6
Robbery2n/a13.983.486.2
Assault56n/a389.3387.6246.8
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)424520381
Burglary57n/a396.2590.1376.0
Theft269n/a1,870.01,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft27n/a187.7268.3228.9
Property crime353n/a (estimate)2,4542,8172,200

Key findings

  • Hartselle crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hartselle are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Hartselle you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hartselle is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hartselle has increased by 20%

Hartselle crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hartselle (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hartselle, AL per 100,000 people. In Hartselle, the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times less than the Alabama average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hartselle is 1.23 times less than the Alabama average and 1.11 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hartselle has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times less than the Alabama average and 1.12 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Hartselle (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Alabama and all other cities across the US, is Hartselle safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hartselle is safer than 59% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Hartselle is safer than 24% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hartselle. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hartselle is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hartselle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hartselle is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hartselle is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hartselle is 1 in 35
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Hartselle, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 236. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 41 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hartselle is 1 in 35.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Hartselle is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Hartselle has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 242% in Hartselle, while property crimes in Hartselle have increased by 7%. Total crime has increased by 20% year over year.

      Hartselle police department

      ItemHartselleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)369,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.13.3
      There are a total of 36 Hartselle police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.3% less than the Alabama average and 23% less 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
      Priceville, AL3,060144780924
      Mooresville, AL692101,1381,348
      Trinity, AL2,1104621,1551,617
      Falkville, AL1,2888052,2533,057
      Eva, AL6015242,8393,363
      West Point, AL6915833,1573,740
      South Vinemont, AL5896123,3143,926
      Hartselle, AL14,4754242,4542,878

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pineville, LA14,4776315,5226,153
      Hawaiian Gardens, CA14,4685601,7272,287
      Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY14,4842018271,027
      Hollins, VA14,4882371,9712,207
      Moultrie, GA14,4575165,0015,518
      Hartselle, AL14,4754242,4542,878
      Source: The Hartselle, 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.