Demopolis, AL
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Demopolis, AL crime analytics

With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Demopolis 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 22. Within Alabama, more than 81% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Demopolis.

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

For Demopolis, 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 Demopolis is one in 152.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Demopolis experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Demopolis is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Demopolis, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Demopolis Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Demopolis Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Demopolis 6.58
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 152

in Demopolis

1 in 212

in Alabama


Population: 7,148
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 6 36
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.56 0.84 5.04


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)

Demopolis 37.91
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Demopolis

1 in 34

in Alabama

Demopolis Property CRIMES

Population: 7,148
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 47 220 4
Rate per 1,000 6.58 30.78 0.56

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

Demopolis Crimes Per Square Mile

Demopolis 18
Alabama 15

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