Alexander City, AL
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With a crime rate of 59 per one thousand residents, Alexander City has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Alabama, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Alexander City.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 14,718, Alexander City has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Alexander City does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Alexander City.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Alexander City 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 Alexander City.

For Alexander City, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Alexander City is one in 67.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Alexander City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Alexander City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 44 per one thousand population.

Alexander City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Alexander City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

221

652

873

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

15.02

44.30

59.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alexander City 15.02
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 67

in Alexander City

1 in 212

in Alabama

Alexander City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,718
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 10 201
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.68 0.68 13.66

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
Alexander City 44.30
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Alexander City

1 in 34

in Alabama

Alexander City Property CRIMES

Population: 14,718
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 145 474 33
Rate per 1,000 9.85 32.21 2.24

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

Alexander City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alexander City 21
Alabama 15

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