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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 42%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePowell/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,468 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)236 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,233 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Powell crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Powell are 38% lower than the national average
  • In Powell you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Powell is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Powell has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Powell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Powell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Powell is 1 in 425
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Powell is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Powell is 1 in 69

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

      Powell police department

      ItemPowellAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Powell police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.9% less than the Alabama average and 36.1% 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
      Hollywood, AL1,1142321,2161,449
      Sylvania, AL2,4082431,2701,512
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Rainsville, AL4,9863902,0382,428
      Hammondville, AL6034172,1802,597
      Langston, AL2535172,7083,225
      Fyffe, AL1,4654912,7503,242
      Powell, AL1,1272361,2331,468

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bogart, GA1,1271268781,004
      Yorkville, OH1,1271369541,090
      St. Martins, MO1,1271598481,007
      Wenona, IL1,1271908631,053
      Albers, IL1,127154700854
      Powell, AL1,1272361,2331,468
      Source: The Powell, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.