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Total crime 107%
Violent crime 171%
Property crime 96%
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 peopleOzark/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime767n/a (estimate)5,3423,3372,580
Murder1n/a7.07.85.0
Rape2n/a13.940.842.6
Robbery7n/a48.883.486.2
Assault138n/a961.1387.6246.8
Violent crime148n/a (estimate)1,031520381
Burglary88n/a612.9590.1376.0
Theft493n/a3,433.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a264.7268.3228.9
Property crime619n/a (estimate)4,3112,8172,200

Key findings

  • Ozark crime rates are 107% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ozark are 171% higher than the national average
  • In Ozark you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ozark is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ozark has decreased by 7%

Ozark crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ozark (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ozark, per 100,000 residents. In Ozark, the total number of daily crimes is 1.60 times more than the Alabama average and 2.07 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ozark are 1.98 times more than the Alabama average and 2.71 times more than the national average. For property crime, Ozark has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times more than the Alabama average and 1.96 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Ozark (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Ozark to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Ozark safe? The gauges above illustrate that Ozark is safer than 13% of every city located within Alabama along with 3% 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. As a result, Ozark, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ozark

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ozark is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ozark is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ozark is 1 in 19
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Ozark, Alabama you have a 1 in 98 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ozark.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ozark, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Ozark has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Ozark has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Ozark has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Ozark police department

      ItemOzarkAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)409,968558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Daleville, AL5,1601571,0991,256
      Newton, AL1,5164802,2652,745
      Enterprise, AL28,0254462,8423,288
      Midland City, AL2,0415452,9333,477
      Pinckard, AL4715462,9603,506
      Level Plains, AL2,4303463,3613,707
      Blue Springs, AL1016433,4834,126
      Ozark, AL14,7211,0314,3115,342

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Owosso, MI14,7385261,1691,695
      East Highland Park, VA14,6972442,0302,274
      South Venice, FL14,6963772,2322,609
      Scottsboro, AL14,7481,3364,6465,982
      Jennings, MO14,7496993,6864,385
      Ozark, AL14,7211,0314,3115,342
      Source: The Ozark, 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.