Heflin, AL
Crime Rates


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Heflin, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Heflin is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 89% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Heflin is one in 175. Compared to communities within Alabama, Heflin‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 93% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Heflin has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Heflin 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 Heflin 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 Heflin.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Heflin's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Heflin is one in 875.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Heflin compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Heflin is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Heflin is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Heflin Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 89% of U.S. Cities

Heflin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Heflin 1.14
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 875

in Heflin

1 in 212

in Alabama


Population: 3,499
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.86 0.00 0.29


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)

Heflin 4.57
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 219

in Heflin

1 in 34

in Alabama

Heflin Property CRIMES

Population: 3,499
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 9 2
Rate per 1,000 1.43 2.57 0.57

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

Heflin Crimes Per Square Mile

Heflin 1
Alabama 15

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