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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 25%
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 peopleSpanish Fort/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime279n/a (estimate)3,1273,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape6n/a67.240.842.6
Robbery5n/a56.083.486.2
Assault22n/a246.6387.6246.8
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)370520381
Burglary14n/a156.9590.1376.0
Theft230n/a2,577.61,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a22.4268.3228.9
Property crime246n/a (estimate)2,7572,8172,200

Key findings

  • Spanish Fort crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Spanish Fort are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Spanish Fort you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Spanish Fort is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Spanish Fort has increased by 33%

Spanish Fort crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Spanish Fort (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Spanish Fort, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Spanish Fort are 1.07 times less than the Alabama average and 1.21 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Spanish Fort are 1.40 times less than than Alabama and 1.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Spanish Fort are 1.02 times less than than Alabama and 1.25 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Spanish Fort (higher is better)

      How safe is Spanish Fort, Alabama compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Spanish Fort is safer than 62% of the cities in Alabama and 26% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Spanish Fort. Overall, Spanish Fort is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spanish Fort

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spanish Fort is 1 in 271
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spanish Fort is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Spanish Fort is 1 in 32
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Spanish Fort? In Spanish Fort, AL you have a 1 in 271 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spanish Fort.

      Year Over Year Crime In Spanish Fort (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Spanish Fort is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Spanish Fort has increased by 106%, while the property crime rate in Spanish Fort has increased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Spanish Fort has increased by 33% year over year.

      Spanish Fort police department

      ItemSpanish FortAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)249,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.13.3
      There are a total of 24 Spanish Fort police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.7% less than the Alabama average and 4% 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
      Loxley, AL1,8371608681,028
      Stapleton, AL1,5381699131,082
      Satsuma, AL6,1592601,2511,511
      Daphne, AL24,2951351,7391,875
      Fairhope, AL17,9961982,4762,674
      Robertsdale, AL5,7764632,5062,969
      Silverhill, AL8094692,5393,008
      Spanish Fort, AL7,8253702,7573,127

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Webster City, IA7,8251951,2711,466
      Fair Lakes, VA7,82970585655
      Olivette, MO7,8302041,4031,607
      Nantucket, MA7,8303251,9762,301
      Wilson, PA7,8193271,5911,917
      Spanish Fort, AL7,8253702,7573,127
      Source: The Spanish Fort, 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.