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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 81%
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 peopleWaterloo/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,717 (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)735 (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)3,982 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Waterloo crime rates are 83% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waterloo are 93% higher than the national average
  • In Waterloo you have a 1 in 22 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 4%

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

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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 137
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waterloo is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waterloo is 1 in 22

      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, MS1,0051161,1941,310
      Cherokee, AL8531001,9022,002
      Iuka, MS2,9971352,2002,335
      Waterloo, AL1637353,9824,717

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Grand Chain, IL1635902,8233,413
      Goodlow, TX1636353,6574,292
      Olmito and Olmito, TX1636223,5844,206
      Broadwater, NE1634283,1223,549
      Kysorville, NY1635662,3272,893
      Waterloo, AL1637353,9824,717
      Source: The Waterloo, 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.