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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleSection/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,221 (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)677 (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)3,544 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Section crime rates are 70% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Section are 79% higher than the national average
  • In Section you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Section is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Section has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Section (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Section

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Section is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Section is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Section is 1 in 24

      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, AL1,1142321,2161,449
      Powell, AL1,1272361,2331,468
      Sylvania, AL2,4082431,2701,512
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Rainsville, AL4,9863902,0382,428
      Langston, AL2535172,7083,225
      Fyffe, AL1,4654912,7503,242
      Section, AL9886773,5444,221

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stoneboro, PA9880202202
      Westhaven-Moonstone, CA9884492,3742,823
      Magazine, AR9886853,3454,030
      Chatom, AL9886672,8333,500
      Aragon, GA988000
      Section, AL9886773,5444,221
      Source: The Section, 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.