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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 64%
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 peoplePhenix City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,561n/a (estimate)4,2573,3372,580
Murder7n/a19.17.85.0
Rape51n/a139.140.842.6
Robbery75n/a204.583.486.2
Assault102n/a278.2387.6246.8
Violent crime235n/a (estimate)641520381
Burglary243n/a662.7590.1376.0
Theft927n/a2,528.11,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft156n/a425.4268.3228.9
Property crime1,326n/a (estimate)3,6162,8172,200

Key findings

  • Phenix City crime rates are 65% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Phenix City are 68% higher than the national average
  • In Phenix City you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Phenix City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Phenix City has decreased by 7%

Phenix City crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Phenix City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Phenix City, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Phenix City are 1.28 times more than the Alabama average and 1.65 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Phenix City are 1.23 times more than than Alabama and 1.68 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Phenix City are 1.28 times more than than Alabama and 1.64 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Phenix City (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Phenix City to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Phenix City safe? The gauges above illustrate that Phenix City is safer than 29% 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. As a result, Phenix City, AL is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the 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 157
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Phenix City is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Phenix City is 1 in 24
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Phenix City? In Phenix City, AL you have a 1 in 157 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Phenix City.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Phenix City, AL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Phenix City has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Phenix City has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Phenix City has decreased by 7% 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
      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
      Ladonia, AL3,0363351,8122,147
      Smiths Station, AL5,2354062,2012,607
      Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA11,8824403,4633,903
      Columbus, GA200,3034863,8234,309
      Phenix City, AL36,9906413,6164,257

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Reynoldsburg, OH36,9952312,4712,702
      Parkland, WA36,9984584,3224,780
      Los Banos, CA37,0123632,7013,064
      Kearns, UT36,9523303,3653,695
      Portage, IN37,0541862,0192,205
      Phenix City, AL36,9906413,6164,257
      Source: The Phenix 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.