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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleSouthside/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)9123,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape5n/a57.040.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.083.486.2
Assault10n/a114.0387.6246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)171520381
Burglary22n/a250.7590.1376.0
Theft36n/a410.31,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a79.8268.3228.9
Property crime65n/a (estimate)7412,8172,200

Key findings

  • Southside crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southside are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Southside you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southside is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Southside has decreased by 39%

Southside crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Southside (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Southside, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Southside are 3.66 times less than the Alabama average and 2.83 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Southside are 3.04 times less than than Alabama and 2.23 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Southside are 3.80 times less than than Alabama and 2.97 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Southside (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Southside to every other city in Alabama, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Southside safe? The gauges above illustrate that Southside is safer than 93% of every city located within Alabama along with 68% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alabama and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Southside, AL is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southside is 1 in 585
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southside is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southside is 1 in 110
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Southside, Alabama you have a 1 in 585 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 135 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Southside.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Southside is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Southside has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 14% in Southside, while property crimes in Southside have decreased by 43%. Total crime has decreased by 39% year over year.

      Southside police department

      ItemSouthsideAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)199,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.34.13.3
      There are a total of 19 Southside police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.5% less than the Alabama average and 30.7% 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
      Rainbow City, AL9,59010524534
      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
      Southside, AL8,563171741912

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Farmville, VA8,5621292,0832,211
      Picture Rocks, AZ8,5624622,6043,067
      Congers, NY8,562180741921
      Medulla, FL8,5613702,1962,566
      Liberty Lake, WA8,566971,2171,314
      Southside, AL8,563171741912
      Source: The Southside, 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.