Reported Annual Crime In Section

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 peopleSection/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,423 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSection/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)689 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,734 (estimate)2,8172,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Section is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.12 daily crimes that occur in Section.
  • Section is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Section you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Section has decreased by 4%.

Compare Section, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Section (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Section (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Section

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Section is 1 in 146
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Section is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Section is 1 in 23

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

      Section police department

      ItemSectionAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.13.3
      There are a total of 2 Section police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.3% less than the Alabama average and 20.4% 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, AL1,1142371,2811,518
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Powell, AL1,1272401,2991,538
      Sylvania, AL2,4082471,3381,585
      Rainsville, AL4,9863962,1472,544
      Fyffe, AL1,4654912,7503,242
      Langston, AL2535272,8523,379
      Section, AL9886893,7344,423

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westhaven-Moonstone, CA9884552,4242,879
      Chatom, AL9886672,8333,500
      Stoneboro, PA9880202202
      Magazine, AR9886373,4094,046
      Aragon, GA988000
      Section, AL9886893,7344,423
      Source: The Section, 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.