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Total crime 120%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 129%
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 peopleSylacauga/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime691n/a (estimate)5,6703,3372,580
Murder3n/a24.67.85.0
Rape13n/a106.740.842.6
Robbery10n/a82.183.486.2
Assault51n/a418.5387.6246.8
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)632520381
Burglary98n/a804.2590.1376.0
Theft481n/a3,947.11,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft35n/a287.2268.3228.9
Property crime614n/a (estimate)5,0392,8172,200

Key findings

  • Sylacauga crime rates are 120% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sylacauga are 66% higher than the national average
  • In Sylacauga you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sylacauga is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sylacauga has decreased by 8%

Sylacauga crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sylacauga (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sylacauga, Alabama is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sylacauga are 1.70 times more than the Alabama average and 2.20 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Sylacauga are 1.22 times more than than Alabama and 1.66 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sylacauga are 1.79 times more than than Alabama and 2.29 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Sylacauga (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Alabama and all other cities across the US, is Sylacauga safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sylacauga is safer than 22% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Sylacauga is safer than 6% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Sylacauga. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sylacauga is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylacauga

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylacauga is 1 in 18
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Sylacauga, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 159. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Sylacauga is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Sylacauga is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Sylacauga has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 17% in Sylacauga, while property crimes in Sylacauga have decreased by 11%. Total crime has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Sylacauga police department

      ItemSylacaugaAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)409,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.13.3
      There are a total of 40 Sylacauga police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.6% less than the Alabama average and 3.4% 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
      Wilsonville, AL2,1192111,1461,357
      Fayetteville, AL1,4372211,1981,420
      Vincent, AL2,1032561,3891,645
      Stewartville, AL1,7652591,4021,661
      Goodwater, AL1,5232721,4751,747
      Mignon, AL1,0322801,5181,798
      Harpersville, AL1,7604071,8592,266
      Sylacauga, AL12,6966325,0395,670

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centralia, IL12,6961,2694,0335,302
      Wakefield, VA12,69776635711
      Woodward, OK12,6932842,6702,954
      Middle Valley, TN12,6995282,3932,921
      Weigelstown, PA12,6933231,5711,894
      Sylacauga, AL12,6966325,0395,670
      Source: The Sylacauga, 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.