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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 64%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMyrtlewood/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,272 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)666 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,607 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Myrtlewood crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Myrtlewood are 75% higher than the national average
  • In Myrtlewood you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Myrtlewood is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Myrtlewood has decreased by 4%

Myrtlewood crime map

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The Myrtlewood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Myrtlewood 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 Myrtlewood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Myrtlewood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Myrtlewood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Myrtlewood is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Myrtlewood is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Myrtlewood is 1 in 24

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

      Myrtlewood police department

      ItemMyrtlewoodAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      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
      Linden, AL2,2922371,2821,519
      Sweet Water, AL3324352,3562,791
      Pennington, AL2167333,9724,705
      Bellamy, AL6817484,0544,802
      Myrtlewood, AL1356663,6074,272

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hudson, KS1356143,6814,295
      Brooksburg, IN1354992,8453,344
      Laporte, MN1353002,7223,022
      Neosho Falls, KS1357094,2574,966
      Palmetto, LA1357514,5705,321
      Myrtlewood, AL1356663,6074,272
      Source: The Myrtlewood, 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.