Annual Crime In Pell City (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePell City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,490 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePell City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)388 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,102 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Pell City crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pell City are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Pell City you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pell City is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pell City has decreased by 32%

Pell City crime map

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Compare Pell City, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Pell City (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Pell City (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pell City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pell City is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pell City is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pell City is 1 in 41

      Year Over Year Crime In Pell City (per 100,000 people)

      Pell City police department

      ItemPell CityAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.13.3
      There are a total of 35 Pell City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% less than the Alabama average and 16.3% less 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
      Westover, AL1,315140756895
      Margaret, AL4,5301858831,068
      Ohatchee, AL9991739511,124
      Dunnavant, AL1,0632011,0871,287
      Springville, AL4,1992021,0931,295
      Ragland, AL1,9212371,2831,519
      Odenville, AL3,7003971,1371,534
      Pell City, AL13,4893882,1022,490

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Grover Beach, CA13,4842041,8182,023
      St. Simons, GA13,4801259811,105
      Orangeburg, SC13,4781,3265,8507,176
      Waimalu, HI13,4782542,9293,183
      Canton, MS13,5042072,1282,335
      Pell City, AL13,4893882,1022,490
      Source: The Pell City, 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.