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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleVestavia Hills/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime465n/a (estimate)1,3533,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape0n/a0.040.842.6
Robbery3n/a8.783.486.2
Assault27n/a78.6387.6246.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)87520381
Burglary83n/a241.5590.1376.0
Theft313n/a910.71,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft39n/a113.5268.3228.9
Property crime435n/a (estimate)1,2662,8172,200

Key findings

  • Vestavia Hills crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vestavia Hills are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Vestavia Hills you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vestavia Hills is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vestavia Hills has increased by 10%

Vestavia Hills crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Vestavia Hills (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Vestavia Hills, per 100,000 residents. In Vestavia Hills, the total number of daily crimes is 2.47 times less than the Alabama average and 1.91 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Vestavia Hills are 5.95 times less than the Alabama average and 4.36 times less than the national average. For property crime, Vestavia Hills has a daily crime rate that is 2.23 times less than the Alabama average and 1.74 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Vestavia Hills (higher is better)

      Is Vestavia Hills 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 Vestavia Hills to other cities in the state and across the country, Vestavia Hills is 95% safer than other cities of Alabama and 72% safer than other cities in the nation. Vestavia Hills has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vestavia Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 1146
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vestavia Hills is 1 in 74
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Vestavia Hills, Alabama you have a 1 in 1146 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 80 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vestavia Hills.

      Year Over Year Crime In Vestavia Hills (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Vestavia Hills, 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 Vestavia Hills has increased by 19%, the amount of property crime in Vestavia Hills has increased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Vestavia Hills has increased by 10% year over year.

      Vestavia Hills police department

      ItemVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)729,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.13.3
      There are a total of 72 Vestavia Hills police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.1% less than the Alabama average and 35.2% 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
      Shoal Creek, AL1,44873395468
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,52982442523
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860135732867
      Westover, AL1,315140756895
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
      Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243871,2661,353

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Evans, GA34,2702061,6191,825
      Monroe, NC34,2124743,1253,598
      Cottonwood Heights, UT34,2741262,3112,437
      Oildale, CA34,2777493,9894,738
      Westfield, IN34,28427950977
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243871,2661,353
      Source: The Vestavia Hills, 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.