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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleHuntsville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,101 (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)483 (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)2,618 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Huntsville crime rates are 20% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Huntsville are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Huntsville you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Huntsville is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Huntsville has decreased by 47%

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

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      Daily Crime In Huntsville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntsville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntsville is 1 in 207
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntsville is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntsville is 1 in 33

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

      Huntsville police department

      ItemHuntsvilleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5229,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.13.3
      There are a total of 522 Huntsville police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30% less than the Alabama average and 12.6% 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
      New Market, AL1,2011759491,124
      Owens Cross Roads, AL1,7993009991,299
      Madison, AL46,3962251,2171,442
      Hazel Green, AL3,1882671,4461,713
      Meridianville, AL6,5682721,4711,743
      Harvest, AL5,0803101,6791,989
      Moores Mill, AL6,4933201,7352,055
      Huntsville, AL188,9734832,6183,101

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tallahassee, FL188,4667304,5185,248
      Spring Valley, NV190,6617463,3624,108
      Salt Lake City, UT191,4467306,1776,907
      Grand Prairie, TX185,6312521,9772,230
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,8739984,4975,495
      Huntsville, AL188,9734832,6183,101
      Source: The Huntsville, 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.