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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 70%
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 peopleHomewood/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,031n/a (estimate)4,0393,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape7n/a27.440.842.6
Robbery35n/a137.183.486.2
Assault33n/a129.3387.6246.8
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)294520381
Burglary138n/a540.7590.1376.0
Theft750n/a2,938.51,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft68n/a266.4268.3228.9
Property crime956n/a (estimate)3,7462,8172,200

Key findings

  • Homewood crime rates are 57% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Homewood are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Homewood you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Homewood is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Homewood has decreased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In Homewood (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Homewood for every 100,000 residents. The Homewood total amount of daily crime is 1.21 times more than the Alabama average and 1.57 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Homewood, is 1.77 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 1.30 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Homewood has a daily crime average that is 1.33 times more than the Alabama average and 1.70 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Homewood (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Homewood to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Homewood safe? The gauges above illustrate that Homewood is safer than 58% of every city located within Alabama along with 23% 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. As a result, Homewood, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Homewood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Homewood is 1 in 341
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homewood is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Homewood is 1 in 25
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Homewood? In Homewood, AL you have a 1 in 341 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Homewood.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Homewood is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Homewood has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 10% in Homewood, while property crimes in Homewood have decreased by 1%. Total crime has decreased by 1% year over year.

      Homewood police department

      ItemHomewoodAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1059,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.24.13.3
      There are a total of 105 Homewood police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% greater than the Alabama average and 27.7% 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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Homewood, AL25,6522943,7464,039

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Temple Terrace, FL25,6542502,1322,383
      Lebanon, PA25,6543221,8172,138
      Harvey, IL25,6256873,2873,974
      Troy, OH25,6841272,0612,188
      Soledad, CA25,616266384650
      Homewood, AL25,6522943,7464,039
      Source: The Homewood, 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.