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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 99%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWetumpka/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime394n/a (estimate)4,7033,3372,580
Murder1n/a11.97.85.0
Rape6n/a71.640.842.6
Robbery6n/a71.683.486.2
Assault15n/a179.1387.6246.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)334520381
Burglary32n/a382.0590.1376.0
Theft321n/a3,831.91,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a155.2268.3228.9
Property crime366n/a (estimate)4,3692,8172,200

Key findings

  • Wetumpka crime rates are 82% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wetumpka are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Wetumpka you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wetumpka is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wetumpka has increased by 2%

Wetumpka crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Wetumpka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wetumpka (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wetumpka on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wetumpka (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama, are 1.41 times more than the state average and 1.82 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Wetumpka on a daily basis are 1.55 times less than than Alabama average and 1.14 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wetumpka are 1.55 times more than the daily state average and 1.99 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Wetumpka (higher is better)

      Is Wetumpka safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Wetumpka to other cities in the state and across the country, Wetumpka is 48% safer than other cities of Alabama and 19% safer than other cities in the nation. Wetumpka has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wetumpka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 300
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wetumpka is 1 in 22
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Wetumpka, Alabama? If you reside in Wetumpka, then there is a 1 in 300 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 23. 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.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Wetumpka, Alabama (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Wetumpka has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Wetumpka has increased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Wetumpka has increased by 2% year over 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
      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
      Blue Ridge, AL1,41473395468
      Emerald Mountain, AL3,13499537636
      Deatsville, AL1,063130705835
      Redland, AL4,1121668991,064
      Coosada, AL1,1851809761,157
      Pine Level, AL3,9182161,1681,384
      Elmore, AL1,8902571,3941,652
      Wetumpka, AL7,6543344,3694,703

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Old Town, ME7,655671,7321,799
      Jessup, MD7,6555412,3442,884
      Gold River, CA7,6522101,1201,331
      West Slope, OR7,6501011,0211,122
      Sangaree, SC7,6584782,9543,432
      Wetumpka, AL7,6543344,3694,703
      Source: The Wetumpka, 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.