Reported Annual Crime In Valley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValley/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime698n/a (estimate)7,4553,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValley/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.35.3
Rape11n/a117.541.641.7
Robbery13n/a138.886.598.0
Assault41n/a437.9387.8248.9
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)694524383
Burglary112n/a1,196.2645.7430.4
Theft452n/a4,827.52,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft69n/a736.9263.4237.4
Property crime633n/a (estimate)6,7612,9572,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Valley, AL. All reported Valley, AL crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Valley, AL overall crime rate is 114% higher than in comparison to the Alabama average; and is also 172% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Valley, AL, the rate is 32% higher than compared to the Alabama average, and 81% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Valley, AL comes in at 129% higher than to the average seen in Alabama, and 186% higher than the overall national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Valley crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Valley is 172% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.42 daily crimes that occur in Valley.
  • Valley is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valley you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valley has increased by 22%.

Compare Valley, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Valley (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Valley, AL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Valley, AL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama state wide, are 2.14 times more than the state average and 2.72 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Valley, AL on a daily bases are 1.32 times more than than Alabama average and 1.81 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Valley, AL are 2.29 times more than the daily state average and 2.86 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Valley (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Valley, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Valley, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Valley, AL is 19% safer than other cities of Alabama and 5% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Valley, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Valley, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valley

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valley is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valley is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Valley is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Valley, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Valley, AL you have a 1 in 145 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Valley, AL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Valley, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Valley, AL has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Valley, AL has increased by 27%, and the total amount of crime in Valley, AL has increased by 22% year to 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
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
Huguley, AL2,2572421,3671,609
La Fayette, AL2,9752841,6031,887
Fredonia, AL3925172,9193,437
Cusseta, AL1265883,3163,903
Five Points, AL1806333,5724,205
Opelika, AL29,0307324,5915,322
LaGrange, GA30,5353555,0455,400
Valley, AL9,4396946,7617,455

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Holualoa, HI9,4392332,6262,859
Dayton, NV9,4375492,5803,129
Clinton, OK9,4362221,8302,052
Rensselaer, NY9,4354301,8242,254
Woodlyn, PA9,4342631,3871,650
Valley, AL9,4396946,7617,455
Source: The Valley, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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