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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 1%
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 peoplePiedmont/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)2,7273,3372,580
Murder1n/a21.87.85.0
Rape3n/a65.540.842.6
Robbery8n/a174.683.486.2
Assault11n/a240.0387.6246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)502520381
Burglary22n/a480.0590.1376.0
Theft74n/a1,614.71,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a130.9268.3228.9
Property crime102n/a (estimate)2,2262,8172,200

Key findings

  • Piedmont crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Piedmont are 32% higher than the national average
  • In Piedmont you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Piedmont is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Piedmont has decreased by 37%

Piedmont crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Piedmont (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Piedmont, AL per 100,000 people. In Piedmont, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.22 times less than the Alabama average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Piedmont is 1.04 times less than the Alabama average and 1.32 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Piedmont has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the Alabama average and 1.01 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Piedmont (higher is better)

      How safe is Piedmont, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Piedmont is safer than 52% of the cities in Alabama and 20% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Piedmont. Overall, Piedmont is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Piedmont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Piedmont is 1 in 200
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Piedmont is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Piedmont is 1 in 37
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Piedmont, Alabama you have a 1 in 200 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Piedmont.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Piedmont is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Piedmont has increased by 6% and the rate of property crime in Piedmont has decreased by 42%. The total crime rate in Piedmont has decreased by 37% year to year.

      Piedmont police department

      ItemPiedmontAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)149,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.13.3
      There are a total of 14 Piedmont police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.1% less than the Alabama average and 11.5% 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
      Hokes Bluff, AL4,299701,1481,219
      Coats Bend, AL1,8112381,2911,530
      Ballplay, AL1,7482481,3441,592
      Alexandria, AL3,9802591,4051,664
      Weaver, AL3,0832941,5941,888
      White Plains, AL9154522,4472,898
      Nances Creek, AL3215492,9743,524
      Piedmont, AL4,7285022,2262,727

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Poplar Grove, IL4,7282491,1931,443
      Penitas, TX4,7283231,2901,613
      Searingtown, NY4,72791374465
      Madisonville, TN4,7274634,5865,048
      Seven Lakes, NC4,727100657757
      Piedmont, AL4,7285022,2262,727
      Source: The Piedmont, 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.