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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 79%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaterloo/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,502 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)722 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,780 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Waterloo crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterloo are 90% higher than the national average
  • In Waterloo you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waterloo is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waterloo has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Waterloo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waterloo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waterloo is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterloo is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo is 1 in 23

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

      Waterloo police department

      ItemWaterlooAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      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
      Burnsville, MS1,0051381,1801,319
      Cherokee, AL8531001,9022,002
      Iuka, MS2,9973402,6492,988
      Waterloo, AL1637223,7804,502

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winifred, MT1635212,8233,344
      Broadwater, NE1634523,0603,512
      Sedgwick, AR1636933,3874,080
      Gaylesville, AL1636523,4094,061
      Robertson, WY16388635722
      Waterloo, AL1637223,7804,502
      Source: The Waterloo, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.