Reported Annual Crime In Wetumpka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWetumpka/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime391n/a (estimate)4,5993,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWetumpka/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a23.58.35.3
Rape2n/a23.541.641.7
Robbery5n/a58.886.598.0
Assault32n/a376.4387.8248.9
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)482524383
Burglary31n/a364.7645.7430.4
Theft308n/a3,623.12,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a129.4263.4237.4
Property crime350n/a (estimate)4,1172,9572,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wetumpka, AL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 32% higher than the average of crimes committed in Alabama. It is also 68% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wetumpka, AL shows a crime rate that is 8% lower than the Alabama average. The crime rate is also 26% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wetumpka, AL is shown to be 39% higher than the Alabama average and 74% higher than the national average.
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The Wetumpka crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wetumpka as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Wetumpka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wetumpka is 68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.6 daily crimes that occur in Wetumpka.
  • Wetumpka is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wetumpka you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wetumpka has decreased by 5%.

Compare Wetumpka, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wetumpka (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wetumpka, AL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wetumpka, AL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama state wide, are 1.32 times more than the state average and 1.68 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wetumpka, AL on a daily bases are 1.09 times less than than Alabama average and 1.26 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wetumpka, AL are 1.39 times more than the daily state average and 1.74 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wetumpka (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wetumpka, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Wetumpka, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Wetumpka, AL is 44% safer than other cities of Alabama and 15% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Wetumpka, AL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wetumpka, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wetumpka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 208
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wetumpka, AL? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Wetumpka, AL, then there is a 1 in 208 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 25. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wetumpka, AL.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wetumpka, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Wetumpka, AL has increased by 59%, the amount of property crime in Wetumpka, AL has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Wetumpka, AL has decreased by 5% year to year.

Wetumpka police department

ItemWetumpkaAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)379,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.64.13.3
There are a total of 37 Wetumpka police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.7% greater than the Alabama average and 71.9% greater than the National average.

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
Blue Ridge, AL1,41474415489
Emerald Mountain, AL3,134100563663
Deatsville, AL1,063131740871
Redland, AL4,1121679431,110
Coosada, AL1,1851821,0251,207
Pine Level, AL3,9182171,2261,443
Elmore, AL1,8902591,4641,723
Wetumpka, AL7,6544824,1174,599

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jessup, MD7,6555762,5623,138
Old Town, ME7,6551219511,072
Gold River, CA7,6522111,1761,387
West Slope, OR7,650991,0531,153
Sangaree, SC7,6584953,1293,624
Wetumpka, AL7,6544824,1174,599
Source: The Wetumpka, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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