Reported Annual Crime In Penton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,128 (estimate)3,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a41.641.7
Robberyn/an/an/a86.598.0
Assaultn/an/an/a387.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)621 (estimate)524383
Burglaryn/an/an/a645.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a263.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,506 (estimate)2,9572,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Penton is 50% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.31 daily crimes that occur in Penton.
  • Penton is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Penton you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Penton has increased by 7%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penton is 1 in 161
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penton is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Penton is 1 in 25

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

Penton police department

ItemPentonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
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
Huguley, AL2,2572421,3671,609
La Fayette, AL2,9752841,6031,887
Camp Hill, AL9565162,7863,302
Fredonia, AL3925172,9193,437
Roanoke, AL5,9875453,0753,620
Five Points, AL1806333,5724,205
Daviston, AL2327063,9834,688
Penton, AL1726213,5064,128

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newbern, AL1727674,3295,097
Pickering, MO1728014,2825,083
Smithfield, IL1726753,0923,767
Purdin, MO1728534,5615,414
Miller, NE1724953,6754,169
Penton, AL1726213,5064,128
Source: The Penton, 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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