Reported Annual Crime In Phenix City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePhenix City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,739n/a (estimate)4,5963,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePhenix City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a23.88.35.3
Rape47n/a124.241.641.7
Robbery73n/a192.986.598.0
Assault122n/a322.4387.8248.9
Violent crime251n/a (estimate)663524383
Burglary366n/a967.2645.7430.4
Theft949n/a2,507.92,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft173n/a457.2263.4237.4
Property crime1,488n/a (estimate)3,9322,9572,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Phenix City, AL for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Phenix City, 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 Phenix City, AL crime rates are 32% higher than in comparison to the Alabama mean and are 67% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Phenix City, AL has a rate that is 27% higher than the Alabama average; compared to the United States, it is 73% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Phenix City, AL is 33% higher than its state's mean, and 66% higher than the country's average.
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The Phenix City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Phenix City 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 Phenix City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Phenix City is 67% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.59 daily crimes that occur in Phenix City.
  • Phenix City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Phenix City you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Phenix City has decreased by 16%.

Compare Phenix City, AL Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Phenix City, AL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alabama and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Phenix City, AL are 1.32 times more than the Alabama average and 1.67 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Phenix City, AL are 1.27 times more than than Alabama and 1.73 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Phenix City, AL are 1.33 times more than than Alabama and 1.66 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Phenix City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Phenix City, AL compared to every other city in Alabama as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Phenix City, AL ranks safer than 33% of every city located within Alabama along with 9% 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 Phenix City, AL. As a result, Phenix City, AL is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Phenix City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Phenix City is 1 in 151
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Phenix City is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Phenix City is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Phenix City, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Phenix City, AL you have a 1 in 151 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Phenix City, AL.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Phenix City, AL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Phenix City, AL has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Phenix City, AL has decreased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Phenix City, AL has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Phenix City police department

ItemPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1079,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.13.3
There are a total of 107 Phenix City police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% less than the Alabama average and 3% less 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
Ladonia, AL3,0363371,9032,240
Smiths Station, AL5,2354092,3102,719
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,8824803,8484,328
Columbus, GA200,3036554,4365,091
Phenix City, AL36,9906633,9324,596

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Reynoldsburg, OH36,9952632,8173,079
Parkland, WA36,9984464,6575,103
Los Banos, CA37,0123642,8303,194
Kearns, UT36,9523383,9344,272
Portage, IN37,0544232,5652,988
Phenix City, AL36,9906633,9324,596
Source: The Phenix City, 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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