Hartselle, AL
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The crime rate in Hartselle is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Hartselle is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Hartselle is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Hartselle has a crime rate that is higher than 59% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hartselle 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 Hartselle; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 284. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hartselle's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Hartselle 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 Hartselle is one in 45.

Hartselle Crime Data

 

Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Hartselle Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

51

321

372

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.52

22.15

25.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hartselle 3.52
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 284

in Hartselle

1 in 212

in Alabama

Hartselle VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,493
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 49
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.07 3.38

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
Hartselle 22.15
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Hartselle

1 in 34

in Alabama

Hartselle Property CRIMES

Population: 14,493
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 270 13
Rate per 1,000 2.62 18.63 0.90

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

Hartselle Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hartselle 23
Alabama 15