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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 53%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,119 (estimate)2,5902,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a32.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a54.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a357.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)196 (estimate)454388
Burglaryn/an/an/a399.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,515.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)923 (estimate)2,1371,958

Key findings

  • Madison crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Madison are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Madison you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Madison is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Madison has decreased by 19%

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      Daily Crime In Madison (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison is 1 in 510
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison is 1 in 109
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 90

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

      Madison police department

      ItemMadisonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1009,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.13.3
      There are a total of 100 Madison police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.9% less than the Alabama average and 29.9% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Priceville, AL3,060126592718
      Mooresville, AL691838631,047
      Hazel Green, AL3,1882331,0971,330
      Meridianville, AL6,5682371,1161,353
      Harvest, AL5,0802711,2741,545
      Moores Mill, AL6,4932801,3161,596
      Huntsville, AL188,9734221,9862,408
      Madison, AL46,3961969231,119

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Draper, UT46,3991442,3072,451
      Jeffersonville, IN46,4152392,8103,049
      San Jacinto, CA46,3751972,9373,134
      Columbus, IN46,4741402,9983,138
      Binghamton, NY46,2778444,0274,870
      Madison, AL46,3961969231,119
      Source: The Madison, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.