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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 39%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylvania/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,585 (estimate)3,3372,580
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)247 (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)1,338 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Sylvania crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sylvania are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Sylvania you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sylvania is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sylvania has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sylvania (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylvania

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylvania is 1 in 405
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylvania is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylvania is 1 in 64

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

      Sylvania police department

      ItemSylvaniaAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)39,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.64.13.3
      There are a total of 3 Sylvania police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.1% less than the Alabama average and 50.2% 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
      Lookout Mountain, AL1,5132101,1381,348
      Hollywood, AL1,1142371,2811,518
      Henagar, AL2,280421,4871,529
      Powell, AL1,1272401,2991,538
      Mentone, AL3832841,5391,823
      Rainsville, AL4,9863962,1472,544
      Hammondville, AL6034242,2972,721
      Sylvania, AL2,4082471,3381,585

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      Lake Katrine, NY2,408167686852
      Buna, TX2,4082151,2371,452
      Winchester, CA2,4072751,4651,740
      Sharpsburg, NC2,4092161,4281,645
      Moline Acres, MO2,4091,0085,3746,381
      Sylvania, AL2,4082471,3381,585
      Source: The Sylvania, 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.