Reported Annual Crime In Oxford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,161n/a (estimate)5,5073,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)285524383
Vehicle theft42n/a199.2263.4237.4
Property crime1,101n/a (estimate)5,2222,9572,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Oxford, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Oxford, 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 Oxford, AL crime rates are 58% higher than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 101% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Oxford, AL has a rate that is 46% lower than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 26% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Oxford, AL is 77% higher than its state's mean, and 121% higher than the country's average.
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The Oxford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Oxford 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 Oxford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oxford is 101% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.09 daily crimes that occur in Oxford.
  • Oxford is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oxford you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oxford has increased by 20%.

Compare Oxford, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Oxford (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Oxford, AL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national scale. In Oxford, AL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.58 times more than the Alabama average and 2.01 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Oxford, AL is 1.84 times less than the Alabama average and 1.35 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Oxford, AL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.77 times more than the Alabama average and 2.21 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Oxford (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Oxford, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Oxford, AL ranks safer than 51% of every city located within Alabama along with 20% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Oxford, AL. As a result, Oxford, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oxford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oxford is 1 in 352
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oxford is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oxford is 1 in 19
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Oxford, 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 Oxford, AL, then there is a 1 in 352 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 20. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Oxford, AL.

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

Determining whether Oxford, AL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Oxford, AL has decreased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Oxford, AL has increased by 20% in the same time frame.

Oxford police department

Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)599,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.13.3
There are a total of 59 Oxford police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% less than the Alabama average and 14.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
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
Choccolocco, AL2,663107602708
Munford, AL1,3562491,4071,657
Alexandria, AL3,9802611,4741,736
Weaver, AL3,0832971,6731,970
West End-Cobb Town, AL3,5503371,9012,237
White Plains, AL9154552,5683,023
Ohatchee, AL999883,1723,260
Oxford, AL21,2022855,2225,507

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Patterson, CA21,2052092,3322,542
South Milwaukee, WI21,1971622,0962,258
Arnold, MO21,1961783,8234,000
Decatur, GA21,2101712,2712,442
Clinton, UT21,210781,6611,738
Oxford, AL21,2022855,2225,507
Source: The Oxford, 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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