Reported Annual Crime In Northport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthport/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime702n/a (estimate)2,7713,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthport/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.35.3
Rape5n/a19.741.641.7
Robbery14n/a55.386.598.0
Assault28n/a110.5387.8248.9
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)185524383
Burglary82n/a323.6645.7430.4
Theft556n/a2,194.42,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a67.1263.4237.4
Property crime655n/a (estimate)2,5852,9572,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Northport, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Northport, AL is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Northport, AL crime rates are 20% lower than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 1% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Northport, AL has a rate that is 65% lower than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 52% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Northport, AL is 13% lower than its state's mean, and 9% higher than the country's average.
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The Northport crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Northport as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Northport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northport is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.59 daily crimes that occur in Northport.
  • Northport is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Northport you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northport has decreased by 31%.

Compare Northport, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Northport (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Northport, AL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Northport, AL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama state wide, are 1.26 times less than the state average and 1.01 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Northport, AL on a daily bases are 2.83 times less than than Alabama average and 2.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Northport, AL are 1.14 times less than the daily state average and 1.09 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Northport (higher is better)

How safe is Northport, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Northport, AL is safer than 81% of the cities in Alabama and 44% 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 Northport, AL. Overall, Northport, AL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northport is 1 in 540
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northport is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northport is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Northport, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Northport, AL you have a 1 in 540 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Northport, AL.

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

The year over year crime rate for Northport, AL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Northport, AL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 52% in Northport, AL, while property crimes in Northport, AL have decreased by 29%. Crimes in total for Northport, AL have decreased by 31% year over year.

Northport police department

ItemNorthportAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)799,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
There are a total of 79 Northport police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Alabama average and 2.3% greater than 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
Cottondale, AL3,5462861,6151,901
Holt, AL3,7283672,0692,436
Coker, AL8174652,6223,086
Coaling, AL1,6376713,3544,024
Tuscaloosa, AL96,3524694,1284,596
Brookwood, AL2,0295474,8715,419
Northport, AL24,5441852,5852,771

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
De Pere, WI24,544184814997
Palmetto Bay, FL24,5222263,1433,369
Newport, RI24,5702423,1643,406
New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743892,8523,241
South Salt Lake, UT24,5759477,9448,891
Northport, AL24,5441852,5852,771
Source: The Northport, 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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