Reported Annual Crime In West Jefferson

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 Jefferson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,126 (estimate)3,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jefferson/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)643 (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)3,483 (estimate)2,8172,200
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Jefferson is 60% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.3 daily crimes that occur in West Jefferson.
  • West Jefferson is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Jefferson you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Jefferson has decreased by 4%.

Compare West Jefferson, AL Crime To Other Cities

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 156
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 25

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

West Jefferson police department

ItemWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
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
Sylvan Springs, AL1,7531638821,045
Concord, AL1,8371658951,061
Rock Creek, AL1,4301849971,182
Pleasant Grove, AL10,2841581,2571,415
Minor, AL1,1402311,2491,479
Graysville, AL1,9112341,2661,499
Dora, AL2,3622401,3011,541
West Jefferson, AL4626433,4834,126

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Willshire, OH4624113,1933,603
Lashmeet, WV4623371,7292,067
Freeport, MI4626052,2302,835
Magnolia, KY4622442,2622,506
Navajo Mountain, UT4623773,8434,219
West Jefferson, AL4626433,4834,126
Source: The West Jefferson, 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.
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