Abbeville, AL
Crime Rates


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Abbeville, AL crime analytics

The crime rate in Abbeville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Abbeville is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Abbeville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Abbeville has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Abbeville to other communities of similar population, then Abbeville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Abbeville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Abbeville does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Abbeville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Abbeville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Abbeville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 291. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Abbeville's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Abbeville a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Abbeville is one in 34.

Abbeville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Abbeville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Abbeville 3.44
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 291

in Abbeville

1 in 212

in Alabama


Population: 2,620
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.15 0.00 2.29


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Abbeville 29.01
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Abbeville

1 in 34

in Alabama

Abbeville Property CRIMES

Population: 2,620
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 50 2
Rate per 1,000 9.16 19.08 0.76

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Abbeville Crimes Per Square Mile

Abbeville 5
Alabama 15

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