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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleIrondale/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime424n/a (estimate)3,3963,3372,580
Murder1n/a8.07.85.0
Rape5n/a40.040.842.6
Robbery7n/a56.183.486.2
Assault61n/a488.5387.6246.8
Violent crime74n/a (estimate)593520381
Burglary84n/a672.8590.1376.0
Theft236n/a1,890.11,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft30n/a240.3268.3228.9
Property crime350n/a (estimate)2,8032,8172,200

Key findings

  • Irondale crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Irondale are 56% higher than the national average
  • In Irondale you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Irondale is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Irondale has decreased by 6%

Irondale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Irondale (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Irondale for every 100,000 residents. The Irondale total amount of daily crime is 1.02 times more than the Alabama average and 1.32 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Irondale, is 1.14 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.56 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Irondale has a daily crime average that is 1.01 times less than the Alabama average and 1.27 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Irondale (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Irondale to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Irondale safe? The gauges above illustrate that Irondale is safer than 41% of every city located within Alabama along with 13% 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, Irondale, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Irondale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Irondale is 1 in 169
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Irondale is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Irondale is 1 in 30
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Irondale? In Irondale, you have a 1 in 169 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Irondale, AL is 1 in 30.

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

      Determining whether Irondale is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Irondale violent crime rates have increased by 36%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Irondale has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Irondale police department

      ItemIrondaleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)389,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.13.3
      There are a total of 38 Irondale police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.6% less than the Alabama average and 5.8% 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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Westover, AL1,315140756895
      Margaret, AL4,5301858831,068
      Brook Highland, AL6,6041699161,085
      Meadowbrook, AL8,5341829881,171
      Irondale, AL12,3885932,8033,396

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      California, MD12,3864581,9842,441
      Grand Terrace, CA12,3932922,0042,296
      Waxhaw, NC12,3981791,1821,361
      Ringwood, NJ12,39849390439
      Port Lavaca, TX12,3744972,8653,362
      Irondale, AL12,3885932,8033,396
      Source: The Irondale, 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.