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Total crime 125%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 138%
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 peopleValley/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime537n/a (estimate)5,8183,3372,580
Murder2n/a21.77.85.0
Rape14n/a151.740.842.6
Robbery12n/a130.083.486.2
Assault26n/a281.7387.6246.8
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)585520381
Burglary74n/a801.7590.1376.0
Theft371n/a4,019.51,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a411.7268.3228.9
Property crime483n/a (estimate)5,2332,8172,200

Key findings

  • Valley crime rates are 125% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Valley are 54% higher than the national average
  • In Valley you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Valley is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Valley has decreased by 22%

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

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      Daily Crime In Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Valley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Valley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.74 times more than the state average and 2.25 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Valley on a daily basis are 1.13 times more than than Alabama average and 1.54 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Valley are 1.86 times more than the daily state average and 2.38 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Valley (higher is better)

      Is Valley safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Valley to other cities in the state and across the country, Valley is 25% safer than other cities of Alabama and 8% safer than other cities in the nation. Valley has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valley is 1 in 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valley is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Valley is 1 in 18
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Valley? In Valley, AL you have a 1 in 171 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 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Valley.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Valley, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Valley has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Valley has decreased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Valley has decreased by 22% year over year.

      Valley police department

      ItemValleyAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)359,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.13.3
      There are a total of 35 Valley police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% less than the Alabama average and 13.5% 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
      Huguley, AL2,2572401,3021,542
      La Fayette, AL2,9752821,5271,809
      Fredonia, AL3925132,7813,295
      Cusseta, AL1265833,1593,742
      Five Points, AL1806283,4034,032
      Opelika, AL29,0305453,9394,484
      LaGrange, GA30,5354254,6005,024
      Valley, AL9,4395855,2335,818

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holualoa, HI9,4392312,6632,894
      Dayton, NV9,4375342,4082,943
      Clinton, OK9,4366332,2152,848
      Rensselaer, NY9,4354221,7352,156
      Woodlyn, PA9,4342571,2531,511
      Valley, AL9,4395855,2335,818
      Source: The Valley, 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.