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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 41%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoover/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,535 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)239 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,296 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Hoover crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hoover are 37% lower than the national average
  • In Hoover you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hoover is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hoover has increased by 239%

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      Daily Crime In Hoover (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hoover

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hoover is 1 in 419
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hoover is 1 in 78
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hoover is 1 in 66

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

      Hoover police department

      ItemHooverAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2169,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      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

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      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
      Hoover, AL84,1002391,2961,535

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      O'Fallon, MO84,0181631,0731,236
      Cicero, IL83,9723812,1502,532
      Danbury, CT83,8901551,3551,510
      Edinburg, TX84,3993293,5153,845
      Bend, OR84,4161662,1342,301
      Hoover, AL84,1002391,2961,535
      Source: The Hoover, 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.