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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 52%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNeedham/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,817 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)612 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,205 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Needham crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Needham are 61% higher than the national average
  • In Needham you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Needham is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Needham has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Needham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Needham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Needham is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Needham is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Needham is 1 in 27

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

      Needham police department

      ItemNeedhamAlabamaNational
      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.

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Butler, AL2,2552651,3861,651
      Toxey, AL1926143,2153,830
      Gilbertown, AL1676533,4194,073
      Needham, AL1216123,2053,817

      Cities with similar population

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      Gilmanton, WI1214252,1322,556
      Gove City, KS1216613,7204,381
      Wing, ND1214102,8433,253
      Cantrall, IL1214381,9882,426
      Cape Meares, OR1212082,0012,209
      Needham, AL1216123,2053,817
      Source: The Needham, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.