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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleMargaret/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52n/a (estimate)1,0683,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape1n/a20.540.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault8n/a164.3387.6246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)185520381
Burglary11n/a225.9590.1376.0
Theft28n/a574.91,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a82.1268.3228.9
Property crime43n/a (estimate)8832,8172,200

Key findings

  • Margaret crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Margaret are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Margaret you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Margaret is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Margaret has increased by 81%

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      Daily Crime In Margaret (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Margaret on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Margaret (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 3.13 times less than the state average and 2.42 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Margaret on a daily basis are 2.81 times less than than Alabama average and 2.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Margaret are 3.19 times less than the daily state average and 2.49 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Margaret (higher is better)

      Is Margaret safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Margaret to other cities in the state and across the country, Margaret is 91% safer than other cities of Alabama and 64% safer than other cities in the nation. Margaret has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Margaret

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Margaret is 1 in 542
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Margaret is 1 in 114
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Margaret is 1 in 94
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Margaret? If you reside in Margaret, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 542. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 114 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Margaret, is 1 in 94.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Margaret is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Margaret has increased by 180% and the rate of property crime in Margaret has increased by 69%. The total crime rate in Margaret has increased by 81% year to year.

      Margaret police department

      ItemMargaretAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.44.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Margaret police officers. This results in 0.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 89% less than the Alabama average and 86.3% 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
      Dunnavant, AL1,0632011,0871,287
      Springville, AL4,1992021,0931,295
      Odenville, AL3,7003971,1371,534
      Ashville, AL2,4902571,3911,647
      Argo, AL4,1452931,5881,882
      Riverside, AL2,0182601,6911,951
      Moody, AL12,4644261,5681,995
      Margaret, AL4,5301858831,068

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nashville, AR4,5304043,5023,907
      Lake San Marcos, CA4,5292441,3001,545
      Dansville, NY4,5293431,4091,752
      Brewerton, NY4,5313091,2731,583
      Ludlow, KY4,5282001,6441,844
      Margaret, AL4,5301858831,068
      Source: The Margaret, 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.