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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 38%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthport/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime861n/a (estimate)3,3963,3372,580
Murder1n/a3.97.85.0
Rape19n/a74.940.842.6
Robbery20n/a78.983.486.2
Assault49n/a193.3387.6246.8
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)351520381
Burglary123n/a485.1590.1376.0
Theft610n/a2,406.01,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft39n/a153.8268.3228.9
Property crime772n/a (estimate)3,0452,8172,200

Key findings

  • Northport crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northport are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Northport you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northport is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Northport has increased by 23%

Northport crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Northport crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Northport (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Northport on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Northport (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.02 times more than the state average and 1.32 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Northport on a daily basis are 1.48 times less than than Alabama average and 1.08 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Northport are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.38 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Northport (higher is better)

      How safe is Northport, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Northport is safer than 60% of the cities in Alabama and 25% 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 Northport. Overall, Northport 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 285
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northport is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northport is 1 in 30
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Northport? In Northport, AL you have a 1 in 285 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Northport.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Northport is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Northport has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 90% in Northport, while property crimes in Northport have increased by 18%. Total crime has increased by 23% 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
      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
      Cottondale, AL3,5462841,5381,822
      Holt, AL3,7283641,9712,335
      Coker, AL8174612,4972,958
      Coaling, AL1,6373613,3113,672
      Tuscaloosa, AL96,3525054,3384,844
      Brookwood, AL2,0293765,5355,911
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      De Pere, WI24,544151814964
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,5221692,8573,025
      Newport, RI24,5703422,4132,755
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,5743562,5392,896
      South Salt Lake, UT24,5759627,1388,100
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396
      Source: The Northport, 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.