Reported Annual Crime In Selma

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 peopleSelma/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,558 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelma/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)710 (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)3,848 (estimate)2,8172,200

Selma crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Selma is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.49 daily crimes that occur in Selma.
  • Selma is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Selma you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Selma has decreased by 52%.

Compare Selma, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Selma (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Selma (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selma

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selma is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selma is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Selma is 1 in 22

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

      Selma police department

      ItemSelmaAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)729,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      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
      Valley Grande, AL3,8552461,3351,581
      Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,3353151,7062,020
      Orrville, AL1447554,0884,843
      Selma, AL19,6507103,8484,558

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Willmar, MN19,6412802,5412,821
      Eustis, FL19,6611842,4642,648
      Mustang, OK19,6371381,0591,197
      Rosamond, CA19,6726533,4764,128
      Prunedale, CA19,6284622,4582,920
      Selma, AL19,6507103,8484,558
      Source: The Selma, 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.