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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)2,9513,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape1n/a67.140.842.6
Robbery1n/a67.183.486.2
Assault8n/a536.6387.6246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)671520381
Burglary5n/a335.3590.1376.0
Theft26n/a1,743.81,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a201.2268.3228.9
Property crime34n/a (estimate)2,2802,8172,200

Key findings

  • Mount Vernon crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Vernon are 76% higher than the national average
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Vernon has increased by 84%

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      Daily Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 34

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

      Mount Vernon police department

      ItemMount VernonAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)89,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.14.13.3
      There are a total of 8 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 5.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.1% greater than the Alabama average and 56.2% greater 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
      Creola, AL1,7122041,1051,309
      Citronelle, AL3,8832841,5371,821
      Stockton, AL6873161,7142,030
      Bay Minette, AL9,0197852,6873,472
      Axis, AL9926123,3153,927
      McIntosh, AL3392,71511,31214,027
      Mount Vernon, AL1,3296712,2802,951

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bradford, TN1,329205513719
      Beaver Dam, AZ1,3292191,2351,454
      Edmore, MI1,3292268311,057
      Colbert, OK1,3292121,3081,520
      Litchfield, CT1,32955450505
      Mount Vernon, AL1,3296712,2802,951
      Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.