Reported Annual Crime In Muscle Shoals

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscle Shoals/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime718n/a (estimate)5,1513,4822,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscle Shoals/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.28.35.3
Rape3n/a21.541.641.7
Robbery5n/a35.986.598.0
Assault72n/a516.5387.8248.9
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)581524394
Burglary121n/a868.1645.7430.4
Theft458n/a3,285.82,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft58n/a416.1263.4237.4
Property crime637n/a (estimate)4,5702,9572,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Muscle Shoals, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Muscle Shoals, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Muscle Shoals, AL averages 48% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 87% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Muscle Shoals, AL is 11% higher than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 48% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 55% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 93% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Muscle Shoals, AL area.
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The Muscle Shoals crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Muscle Shoals 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 Muscle Shoals crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Muscle Shoals is 87% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.11 daily crimes that occur in Muscle Shoals.
  • Muscle Shoals is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Muscle Shoals you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Muscle Shoals has decreased by 1%.

Compare Muscle Shoals, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Muscle Shoals (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Muscle Shoals, AL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alabama and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.48 times more than the Alabama average and 1.87 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.11 times more than than Alabama and 1.48 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Muscle Shoals, AL are 1.55 times more than than Alabama and 1.93 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Muscle Shoals (higher is better)

How safe is Muscle Shoals, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Muscle Shoals, AL is safer than 35% of the cities in Alabama and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Muscle Shoals, AL. Overall, Muscle Shoals, AL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Muscle Shoals

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 173
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Muscle Shoals, AL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Muscle Shoals, AL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 173. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Muscle Shoals, AL is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Muscle Shoals (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Muscle Shoals, AL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Muscle Shoals, AL has increased by 77%, while the property crime rate in Muscle Shoals, AL has decreased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Muscle Shoals, AL has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Muscle Shoals police department

ItemMuscle ShoalsAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)439,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
There are a total of 43 Muscle Shoals police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.9% less than the Alabama average and equal to the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Killen, AL1,1291841,0381,222
Town Creek, AL1,0042561,4461,702
Littleville, AL1,0451021,7421,844
Underwood-Petersville, AL3,7232991,6891,988
St. Florian, AL4293301,8622,192
Hatton, AL905232,9503,473
Tuscumbia, AL8,5063453,2123,557
Muscle Shoals, AL13,5855814,5705,151

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riviera Beach, MD13,5865442,4162,960
Henderson, TX13,5877033,6594,362
Newington, VA13,583103885988
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
East Wenatchee, WA13,5891212,7672,887
Muscle Shoals, AL13,5855814,5705,151
Source: The Muscle Shoals, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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