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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMillbrook/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime461n/a (estimate)2,6242,1482,324
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)182409370
Vehicle theft30n/a170.8202.3282.7
Property crime429n/a (estimate)2,4421,7391,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Millbrook, AL

Looking at the most recent crime report, the crime rate in Millbrook is 12.9% higher than the national average. These crimes fall into two primary categories: violent and property. Violent crimes encompass murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes involve theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In Millbrook, there were 32 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 182 per 100,000 individuals, 50.7% lower than the national average. Additionally, there were 429 property crimes, amounting to 2442 per 100,000 residents, 25% higher than the U.S. average.

In terms of the total Millbrook crime rate per 100,000 people, it falls within the midrange when compared to other cities across the United States. Our analysis of total crimes, encompassing both violent and property offenses in Millbrook, revealed that the reported crime rates closely align with the nationwide average reported by other areas.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Millbrook?

AreaVibes surveyed 7 local residents in Millbrook to gauge the safety of the area. Based on the results, 43% of people answered that there was very little crime in Millbrook and that they felt very comfortable walking alone at night. Another 57% of people responded that there was far too much crime and they would be hesitant to walk the streets alone at night. Keep in mind that the opinions of residents may vary depending on which area they live in.

Is Millbrook a Safe Place to Live?

Is Millbrook a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Millbrook has a crime rate that is higher than the national average by 13%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 1.26 daily incidents, encompassing 0.09 violent crimes and 1.18 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Millbrook as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Millbrook Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Millbrook has decreased by 40.3% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Millbrook is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 27.3%, while property crime has decreased by 41.1%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Millbrook.

Potential Causes for Crime in Millbrook

The level of education within a community can impact crime rates. Higher educational attainment often correlates with lower crime rates, as it provides individuals with better job opportunities and alternatives to criminal behavior. While lower educational achievement rates tend to lead to higher crime rates. In Millbrook, 88.6% of people have completed high school, while 83% of people have completed high school nationally.

In Millbrook, the cost of living is 10.17% lower than the national average. A high cost of living can induce economic stress for locals, especially those with limited financial resources. When people grapple with soaring housing expenses, utility bills, healthcare costs, and other essential necessities, they may be driven towards criminal activities, including theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Conversely, cities boasting a lower cost of living may mitigate economic pressures and potentially result in reduced crime rates.

High rental costs can limit economic mobility, making it difficult for individuals to save money, invest in education, or access better job opportunities. This can perpetuate a cycle of poverty and increase the risk of involvement in criminal activities. In summary, high rental costs can create economic challenges, overcrowding, and neighborhood dynamics that may increase the likelihood of certain types of crime, particularly property crimes. In Millbrook, the average rental rates are $930 per month, compared to the national average of $949.

Millbrook crime map

The Millbrook crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Millbrook as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Millbrook crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Millbrook crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Millbrook crime rates are 13% higher than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Millbrook are 51% lower than the national average
      • In Millbrook you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Millbrook is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Millbrook has decreased by 48%

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        Daily Crime In Millbrook (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Millbrook for every 100,000 residents. The Millbrook total amount of daily crime is 1.22 times more than the Alabama average and 1.13 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Millbrook, is 2.25 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 2.03 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Millbrook has a daily crime average that is 1.40 times more than the Alabama average and 1.25 times more than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Millbrook (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Millbrook to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Millbrook safe? The gauges above illustrate that Millbrook is safer than 52% of every city located within Alabama along with 43% 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, Millbrook, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Millbrook

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Millbrook is 1 in 549
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Millbrook is 1 in 41
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Millbrook is 1 in 39
        How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Millbrook, Alabama you have a 1 in 549 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Millbrook.

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

        A good indicator of whether Millbrook is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Millbrook has decreased by 36%, while the property crime rate in Millbrook has decreased by 48% year over year. The number of total crimes in Millbrook has decreased by 48% year over year.

        Millbrook police department

        Item Millbrook Alabama National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)399,968558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

        Sex offenders in Alabama

        State Total offenders Alabama /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Blue Ridge, AL1,35357244301
        Deatsville, AL1,864102435537
        Redland, AL4,602130555685
        Marbury, AL2,040144611755
        Coosada, AL93578705784
        Pine Level, AL3,621170721891
        Elmore, AL1,3342028611,063
        Millbrook, AL16,0371822,4422,624

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Boulder City, NV16,048611,0711,131
        Ripon, CA16,0491491,1671,316
        Laguna Woods, CA16,05623522545
        Fort Mohave, AZ16,0164742,2572,730
        Zephyrhills, FL16,0621473,2143,360
        Millbrook, AL16,0371822,4422,624
        Source: The Millbrook, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.