Reported Annual Crime In Scottsboro

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsboro/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime864n/a (estimate)5,9823,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScottsboro/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape8n/a55.440.842.6
Robbery5n/a34.683.486.2
Assault180n/a1,246.3387.6246.8
Violent crime193n/a (estimate)1,336520381
Burglary93n/a643.9590.1376.0
Theft549n/a3,801.11,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft29n/a200.8268.3228.9
Property crime671n/a (estimate)4,6462,8172,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Scottsboro, AL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Scottsboro, AL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Scottsboro, AL is 79% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Alabama, and when compared with the national average, is 132% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Scottsboro, AL has 157% higher than violent crime rate than Alabama average, while remaining 251% higher than the national average. In property crime, Scottsboro, AL is 65% higher than the average of Alabama and is 111% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scottsboro is 132% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.39 daily crimes that occur in Scottsboro.
  • Scottsboro is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Scottsboro you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Scottsboro has increased by 20%.

Compare Scottsboro, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Scottsboro (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Scottsboro, AL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alabama as well as national figures. In Scottsboro, AL the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times more than the Alabama average and 2.32 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Scottsboro, AL are 2.57 times more than the Alabama average and 3.51 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Scottsboro, AL has a daily crime rate that is 1.65 times more than the Alabama average and 2.11 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Scottsboro (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Scottsboro, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Scottsboro, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Scottsboro, AL is 10% safer than other cities of Alabama and 3% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Scottsboro, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Scottsboro, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scottsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scottsboro is 1 in 17
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Scottsboro, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Scottsboro, AL you have a 1 in 75 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 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Scottsboro, AL.

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

      The year over year crime rate for Scottsboro, AL is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Scottsboro, AL has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 14% in Scottsboro, AL, while property crimes in Scottsboro, AL have increased by 35%. Crimes in total for Scottsboro, AL have increased by 20% year over year.

      Scottsboro police department

      ItemScottsboroAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)689,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.64.13.3
      There are a total of 68 Scottsboro police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% greater than the Alabama average and 40.8% 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
      Hollywood, AL1,1142371,2811,518
      Powell, AL1,1272401,2991,538
      Stevenson, AL1,8342471,3371,584
      Sylvania, AL2,4082471,3381,585
      Rainsville, AL4,9863962,1472,544
      Grant, AL9614462,4182,865
      Langston, AL2535272,8523,379
      Scottsboro, AL14,7481,3364,6465,982

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jennings, MO14,7496993,6864,385
      Villa Rica, GA14,7553673,7534,119
      Owosso, MI14,7385261,1691,695
      Stallings, NC14,7592361,5591,795
      Discovery Bay, CA14,7653131,6681,981
      Scottsboro, AL14,7481,3364,6465,982
      Source: The Scottsboro, 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.