Jasper, AL
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With a crime rate of 88 per one thousand residents, Jasper 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 11. Within Alabama, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Jasper.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 14,071, Jasper has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Jasper does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Jasper.

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

For Jasper, 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 Jasper is one in 61.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Jasper is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Jasper, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 14, which is a rate of 71 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Jasper 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 Jasper is one in 276.

Jasper Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Jasper Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

230

1,006

1,236

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

16.35

71.49

87.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jasper 16.35
Alabama 4.72
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 61

in Jasper

1 in 212

in Alabama
Jasper VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,071
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 26 188
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.14 1.85 13.36
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
Jasper 71.49
Alabama 29.79
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 14

in Jasper

1 in 34

in Alabama
Jasper Property CRIMES
Population: 14,071
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 126 829 51
Rate per 1,000 8.95 58.92 3.62
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

Jasper Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jasper 43
Alabama 15