Pell City, AL
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With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Pell City 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 22. Within Alabama, more than 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pell City.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pell City 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 Pell City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 248. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pell City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pell City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Pell City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Pell City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

55

566

621

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.03

41.48

45.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pell City 4.03
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 248

in Pell City

1 in 212

in Alabama

Pell City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,646
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
Pell City 41.48
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Pell City

1 in 34

in Alabama

Pell City Property CRIMES

Population: 13,646
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

Pell City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pell City 23
Alabama 15