Irondale, AL
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The crime rate in Irondale is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Irondale is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Irondale is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Irondale has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Irondale, 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 Irondale is one in 168.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Irondale's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Irondale 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 Irondale is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Irondale has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Irondale is one in 376.

Irondale Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Irondale Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

74

399

473

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.96

32.12

38.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Irondale 5.96
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 168

in Irondale

1 in 212

in Alabama

Irondale VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,423
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 14 57
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 1.13 4.59

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
Irondale 32.12
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Irondale

1 in 34

in Alabama

Irondale Property CRIMES

Population: 12,423
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 277 33
Rate per 1,000 7.16 22.30 2.66

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

Irondale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Irondale 27
Alabama 15