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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 97%
Property crime 76%
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 peopleRainbow City/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime51n/a (estimate)5343,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault1n/a10.5387.6246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)10520381
Burglary11n/a115.2590.1376.0
Theft30n/a314.31,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a94.3268.3228.9
Property crime50n/a (estimate)5242,8172,200

Key findings

  • Rainbow City crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rainbow City are 97% lower than the national average
  • In Rainbow City you have a 1 in 188 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rainbow City is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rainbow City has decreased by 82%

Rainbow City crime map

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

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

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Rainbow City, per 100,000 residents. In Rainbow City, the total number of daily crimes is 6.25 times less than the Alabama average and 4.83 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Rainbow City are 49.60 times less than the Alabama average and 36.33 times less than the national average. For property crime, Rainbow City has a daily crime rate that is 5.38 times less than the Alabama average and 4.20 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Rainbow City (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Rainbow City, Alabama compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Rainbow City safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Rainbow City is safer than 99% of Alabama cities, and 92% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Rainbow City. At this time, Rainbow City sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rainbow City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rainbow City is 1 in 9546
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rainbow City is 1 in 191
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rainbow City is 1 in 188
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Rainbow City, Alabama? If you reside in Rainbow City, then there is a 1 in 9546 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 191. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 188 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Rainbow City.

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

      A good indicator of whether Rainbow City is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Rainbow City has decreased by 98%, while the property crime rate in Rainbow City has decreased by 79% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rainbow City has decreased by 82% year over year.

      Rainbow City police department

      ItemRainbow CityAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)329,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.13.3
      There are a total of 32 Rainbow City police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.2% less than the Alabama average and 2.2% greater 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
      Southside, AL8,563171741912
      Ohatchee, AL9991739511,124
      Steele, AL1,0892799311,210
      Hokes Bluff, AL4,299701,1481,219
      Tidmore Bend, AL1,2662171,1751,392
      Ragland, AL1,9212371,2831,519
      Coats Bend, AL1,8112381,2911,530
      Rainbow City, AL9,59010524534

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harvard, IL9,58987700787
      Bristol, PA9,5933221,1641,487
      Aiea, HI9,5941581,8221,980
      Silverton, OR9,5851152,0432,157
      Hackettstown, NJ9,58552483535
      Rainbow City, AL9,59010524534
      Source: The Rainbow 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.