Mountain Brook, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Mountain Brook has an overall crime rate of 11 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mountain Brook is 1 in 87. How does Mountain Brook fare compared to other communities in Alabama of all population sizes? Mountain Brook's crime rate is lower than approximately 73% of Alabama communities.

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

For Mountain Brook, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Mountain Brook than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1269, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mountain Brook; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mountain Brook Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Mountain Brook Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

216

232

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.79

10.64

11.43

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.79
5.11
National Median: 4
    Mountain Brook
    Alabama

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,269

in Mountain Brook

1 in 196

in Alabama

Mountain Brook VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,297
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
10.64
26.74
National Median: 21
    Mountain Brook
    Alabama

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Mountain Brook

1 in 37

in Alabama

Mountain Brook Property CRIMES

Population: 20,297
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Mountain Brook Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
18
14
National Median: 28.3
    Mountain Brook
    Alabama