Reported Annual Crime In Spanish Fort

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpanish Fort/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)4,1713,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpanish Fort/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.35.3
Rape2n/a23.341.641.7
Robbery3n/a34.986.598.0
Assault27n/a314.5387.8248.9
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)373524383
Burglary16n/a186.4645.7430.4
Theft304n/a3,541.52,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a69.9263.4237.4
Property crime326n/a (estimate)3,7982,9572,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Spanish Fort, AL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 20% higher than the average of crimes committed in Alabama. It is also 52% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Spanish Fort, AL shows a crime rate that is 29% lower than the Alabama average. The crime rate is also 3% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Spanish Fort, AL is shown to be 28% higher than the Alabama average and 61% higher than the national average.

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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Spanish Fort crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spanish Fort is 52% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.43 daily crimes that occur in Spanish Fort.
  • Spanish Fort is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spanish Fort you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spanish Fort has increased by 16%.

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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, AL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alabama and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Spanish Fort, AL are 1.20 times more than the Alabama average and 1.52 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Spanish Fort, AL are 1.41 times less than than Alabama and 1.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Spanish Fort, AL are 1.28 times more than than Alabama and 1.61 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Spanish Fort (higher is better)

How safe is Spanish Fort, AL compared to other cities in Alabama and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Spanish Fort, AL is safer than 80% of the cities in Alabama and 52% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Alabama and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Spanish Fort, AL. Overall, Spanish Fort, AL is ranked above 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 269
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spanish Fort is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spanish Fort is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Spanish Fort, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Spanish Fort, AL you have a 1 in 269 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spanish Fort, AL.

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

A good indicator of whether Spanish Fort, AL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Spanish Fort, AL has increased by 130%, while the property crime rate in Spanish Fort, AL has increased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Spanish Fort, AL has increased by 16% 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
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Satsuma, AL6,15932807839
Stapleton, AL1,5381709591,129
Daphne, AL24,2951272,0852,212
Silverhill, AL8094722,6663,138
Fairhope, AL17,9962583,0033,261
Belle Fontaine, AL6495823,2853,867
Saraland, AL13,7783214,3864,707
Spanish Fort, AL7,8253733,7984,171

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Webster City, IA7,8251951,2711,466
Fair Lakes, VA7,82973629702
Olivette, MO7,8301151,7561,870
Nantucket, MA7,8304212,3652,785
Wilson, PA7,8199273,1804,107
Spanish Fort, AL7,8253733,7984,171
Source: The Spanish Fort, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.