Annual Crime In West Blocton (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,604 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Blocton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)250 (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)1,354 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • West Blocton crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Blocton are 34% lower than the national average
  • In West Blocton you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Blocton is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Blocton has decreased by 4%

West Blocton crime map

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Compare West Blocton, AL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In West Blocton (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is West Blocton (higher is better)

      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 401
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Blocton is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Blocton is 1 in 63

      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
      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

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      Lake View, AL2,801140760900
      Helena, AL17,630315676990
      Centreville, AL2,7202081,1291,338
      Vance, AL1,3251851,1691,353
      Woodstock, AL2,0272131,1531,365
      Brantleyville, AL1,1102721,4761,748
      Brent, AL4,9023711,9782,349
      West Blocton, AL1,3342501,3541,604

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      Russell, PA1,33472351423
      Cornersville, TN1,334241644885
      Taos, MO1,334148781930
      Bressler, PA1,334130633763
      Talmage, CA1,3342051,0921,297
      West Blocton, AL1,3342501,3541,604
      Source: The West Blocton, 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.