Chelsea, AL
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Chelsea, AL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Chelsea is safer than 76% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Alabama, only on the order of 14% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Chelsea. If you live in Chelsea, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 117. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Chelsea has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Chelsea is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Chelsea, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Chelsea than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1507, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Chelsea is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Chelsea than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 127.

Chelsea Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Chelsea Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

95

103

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.66

7.88

8.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chelsea 0.66
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,507

in Chelsea

1 in 212

in Alabama

Chelsea VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,059
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Chelsea 7.88
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 127

in Chelsea

1 in 34

in Alabama

Chelsea Property CRIMES

Population: 12,059
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Chelsea Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chelsea 5
Alabama 15