Bay Minette, AL
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Bay Minette, AL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Bay Minette is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Bay Minette is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Bay Minette is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Bay Minette has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Bay Minette to other communities of similar population, then Bay Minette crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bay Minette 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 Bay Minette 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 Bay Minette.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bay Minette 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 Bay Minette; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 217. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bay Minette's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Bay Minette 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 Bay Minette is one in 35.

Bay Minette Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Bay Minette Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bay Minette 4.61
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 217

in Bay Minette

1 in 212

in Alabama


Population: 9,118
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 12 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 1.32 3.07


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)

Bay Minette 28.52
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Bay Minette

1 in 34

in Alabama

Bay Minette Property CRIMES

Population: 9,118
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 214 4
Rate per 1,000 4.61 23.47 0.44

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

Bay Minette Crimes Per Square Mile

Bay Minette 35
Alabama 15

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