Reported Annual Crime In Orange Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOrange Beach/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime199n/a (estimate)3,3553,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOrange Beach/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape0n/a0.039.440.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault12n/a202.3388.2248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)202532386
Burglary29n/a488.9700.5468.9
Theft155n/a2,612.92,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a50.6241.1236.9
Property crime187n/a (estimate)3,1522,9482,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Orange Beach, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Orange Beach, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Orange Beach, AL averages 4% lower than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Orange Beach, AL is 62% lower than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 48% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 7% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 29% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Orange Beach, AL area.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Orange Beach is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.19 daily crimes that occur in Orange Beach.
  • Orange Beach is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Orange Beach you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Orange Beach has increased by 199%.

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Daily Crime In Orange Beach (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Orange Beach, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Orange Beach, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.04 times less than the Alabama average and 1.18 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Orange Beach, AL is 2.63 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 1.91 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Orange Beach, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.07 times more than the Alabama average and 1.29 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Orange Beach (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Orange Beach, AL compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Orange Beach, AL safer than 70% when compared to other Alabama cities, and 38% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Orange Beach, AL. At this time, Orange Beach, AL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Orange Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Orange Beach is 1 in 495
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Orange Beach is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Orange Beach is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Orange Beach, AL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Orange Beach, AL, then there is a 1 in 495 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Orange Beach, AL.

Year Over Year Crime In Orange Beach (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Orange Beach, AL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Orange Beach, AL has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Orange Beach, AL has increased by 225% year over year. The number of total crimes in Orange Beach, AL has increased by 199% year over year.

Orange Beach police department

ItemOrange BeachAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)579,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

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
Lillian, AL1,2981639021,065
Elberta, AL1,4002121,1761,389
Magnolia Springs, AL7402681,4851,753
Perdido Beach, AL5963902,1592,549
Foley, AL16,7414852,6873,171
Summerdale, AL9108474,9965,843
Gulf Shores, AL11,2523445,7236,067
Orange Beach, AL5,7912023,1523,355

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spencer, MA5,7901531,0351,188
Hollidaysburg, PA5,790121484605
Chadron, NE5,7921912,1702,361
Cheraw, SC5,7938506,8517,700
Greenville, PA5,7942591,7261,985
Orange Beach, AL5,7912023,1523,355
Source: The Orange Beach, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.