Alabaster, AL
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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The crime rate in Alabaster is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Alabaster is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, Alabaster is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Alabaster has a crime rate that is higher than 49% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Alabaster compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Alabaster with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Alabaster's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Alabaster 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 Alabaster.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Alabaster 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 Alabaster; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 248. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Alabaster; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Alabaster Crime Data

 
Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Alabaster Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

132

534

666

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.04

16.33

20.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alabaster 4.04
Alabama 4.72
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 248

in Alabaster

1 in 212

in Alabama
Alabaster VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 32,707
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 126
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.03 0.15 3.85
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Alabaster 16.33
Alabama 29.79
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Alabaster

1 in 34

in Alabama
Alabaster Property CRIMES
Population: 32,707
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 64 441 29
Rate per 1,000 1.96 13.48 0.89
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

Alabaster Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alabaster 26
Alabama 15