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Reported Annual Crime In West Blocton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,673 (estimate)3,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.440.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a388.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)256 (estimate)532386
Burglaryn/an/an/a700.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a241.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,417 (estimate)2,9482,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Blocton is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in West Blocton.
  • West Blocton is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Blocton you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Blocton has increased by 3%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Blocton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Blocton is 1 in 392
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Blocton is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Blocton is 1 in 60

Year Over Year Crime In West Blocton (per 100,000 people)

West Blocton police department

ItemWest BloctonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

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
Helena, AL17,630135621756
Lake View, AL2,801143795938
Centreville, AL2,7202131,1821,395
Brantleyville, AL1,1102791,5441,823
Brent, AL4,9022862,3112,597
Woodstock, AL2,02702,6682,668
Wilton, AL5406283,4794,107
West Blocton, AL1,3342561,4171,673

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Russell, PA1,33474410485
Talmage, CA1,3342041,1711,376
Cornersville, TN1,3344072,3632,771
Bressler, PA1,334134741875
Taos, MO1,334153826979
West Blocton, AL1,3342561,4171,673
Source: The West Blocton, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.