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Total crime 152%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 168%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuscle Shoals/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime886n/a (estimate)6,2653,1852,489
Murder2n/a14.17.35.0
Rape7n/a49.542.242.6
Robbery7n/a49.580.481.6
Assault70n/a494.9381.0250.2
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)608511379
Burglary115n/a813.1531.9340.5
Theft620n/a4,383.81,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theft65n/a459.6256.5219.9
Property crime800n/a (estimate)5,6572,6742,110

Key findings

  • Muscle Shoals crime rates are 152% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Muscle Shoals are 60% higher than the national average
  • In Muscle Shoals you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Muscle Shoals is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Muscle Shoals has not changed

Muscle Shoals crime map

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

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Muscle Shoals, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Muscle Shoals are 1.97 times more than the Alabama average and 2.52 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Muscle Shoals are 1.19 times more than than Alabama and 1.60 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Muscle Shoals are 2.12 times more than than Alabama and 2.68 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Muscle Shoals (higher is better)

      How safe is Muscle Shoals, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Muscle Shoals is safer than 23% of the cities in Alabama and 6% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Muscle Shoals. Overall, Muscle Shoals 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 165
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Muscle Shoals is 1 in 16
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Muscle Shoals, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 165. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 18 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 is 1 in 16.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Muscle Shoals, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Muscle Shoals has not changed, while the property crime rate in Muscle Shoals has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Muscle Shoals has not changed 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
      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
      Littleville, AL1,0450812812
      Underwood-Petersville, AL3,7232921,5271,819
      Town Creek, AL1,0043831,5331,916
      St. Florian, AL4293221,6842,006
      Killen, AL1,1291032,0642,167
      Hatton, AL905102,6673,177
      Tuscumbia, AL8,5063113,3573,668
      Muscle Shoals, AL13,5856085,6576,265

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riviera Beach, MD13,5864942,1202,614
      Henderson, TX13,5875603,8714,431
      Newington, VA13,583103811914
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      East Wenatchee, WA13,589561,3431,399
      Muscle Shoals, AL13,5856085,6576,265
      Source: The Muscle Shoals, 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.