Reported Annual Crime In Pelham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePelham/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime537n/a (estimate)2,3043,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePelham/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.35.3
Rape5n/a21.541.641.7
Robbery8n/a34.386.598.0
Assault20n/a85.8387.8248.9
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)142524383
Burglary35n/a150.1645.7430.4
Theft430n/a1,844.72,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft39n/a167.3263.4237.4
Property crime504n/a (estimate)2,1622,9572,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Pelham, AL. The total number of reported crimes in Pelham, AL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Pelham, AL crime rate is 34% lower than the Alabama average and is 16% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Pelham, AL has a violent crime rate that is 73% lower than the Alabama average and 63% lower than the national average. For property crime, Pelham, AL is 27% lower than the Alabama average and 8% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pelham is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.31 daily crimes that occur in Pelham.
  • Pelham is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pelham you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pelham has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Pelham (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pelham, AL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Alabama and on a national level. In Pelham, AL the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times less than the Alabama average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pelham, AL is 3.70 times less than the Alabama average and 2.70 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pelham, AL has a daily crime rate that is 1.37 times less than the Alabama average and 1.09 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Pelham (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Pelham, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Pelham, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Pelham, AL is 80% safer than other cities of Alabama and 52% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Pelham, AL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Pelham, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pelham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pelham is 1 in 707
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pelham is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pelham is 1 in 44
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pelham, AL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pelham, AL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 707. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 47 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Pelham, AL is 1 in 44.

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

A good indicator of whether Pelham, 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 Pelham, AL has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Pelham, AL has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pelham, AL has increased by 4% year over year.

Pelham police department

ItemPelhamAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)839,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.13.3
There are a total of 83 Pelham police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6% less than the Alabama average and 17.3% 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
Shoal Creek, AL1,44874415489
Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982464546
Helena, AL17,63084490575
Highland Lakes, AL4,860136768904
Concord, AL1,8371679401,106
Brook Highland, AL6,6041709621,132
Meadowbrook, AL8,5341841,0381,221
Pelham, AL22,5961422,1622,304

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morrisville, NC22,600731,5871,660
Wadsworth, OH22,5781031,4241,526
Pottstown, PA22,6197273,5984,325
Anthem, AZ22,5712281,3091,537
Arnold, MD22,6253561,5811,937
Pelham, AL22,5961422,1622,304
Source: The Pelham, 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.
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