Orange Beach, AL
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The crime rate in Orange Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Orange Beach is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Orange Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Orange Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 65% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Orange Beach 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 Orange Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 488. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Orange Beach's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Orange Beach 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 Orange Beach is one in 36.

Orange Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Orange Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

164

176

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.05

28.03

30.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Orange Beach 2.05
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 488

in Orange Beach

1 in 212

in Alabama

Orange Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,850
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Orange Beach 28.03
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Orange Beach

1 in 34

in Alabama

Orange Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 5,850
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Orange Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Orange Beach 11
Alabama 15

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