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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleHeadland/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime94n/a (estimate)1,9973,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape1n/a21.240.842.6
Robbery1n/a21.283.486.2
Assault3n/a63.7387.6246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)106520381
Burglary16n/a340.0590.1376.0
Theft71n/a1,508.71,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a42.5268.3228.9
Property crime89n/a (estimate)1,8912,8172,200

Key findings

  • Headland crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Headland are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Headland you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Headland is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Headland has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Headland (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Headland, AL per 100,000 people. In Headland, the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the Alabama average and 1.29 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Headland is 4.89 times less than the Alabama average and 3.58 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Headland has a daily crime rate that is 1.49 times less than the Alabama average and 1.16 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Headland (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Headland in comparison to other Alabama communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Headland safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Headland being safer than 87% of cities in Alabama and 58% 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 Headland. In conclusion, Headland ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Headland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Headland is 1 in 942
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Headland is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Headland is 1 in 51
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Headland, Alabama you have a 1 in 942 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 53 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Headland.

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

      A good indicator of whether Headland is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Headland has decreased by 54%, while the property crime rate in Headland has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Headland has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Headland police department

      ItemHeadlandAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)149,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.13.3
      There are a total of 14 Headland police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.3% less than the Alabama average and 5.5% 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
      Taylor, AL2,7040292292
      Webb, AL1,3942311,2531,485
      Malvern, AL1,7852521,3631,615
      Cowarts, AL2,0202551,3791,634
      Ashford, AL2,2111861,4921,678
      Kinsey, AL2,2272671,4441,711
      Abbeville, AL2,6277061,9212,626
      Headland, AL4,6911061,8911,997

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Willow Park, TX4,6911628801,041
      Mount Repose, OH4,6911751,3631,538
      West Milton, OH4,6902131,6571,870
      Belleview, FL4,6894784,9145,392
      Chesterbrook, PA4,69379387466
      Headland, AL4,6911061,8911,997
      Source: The Headland, 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.