Pinson, AL
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Pinson, AL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Pinson is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Pinson is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Pinson is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Pinson has a crime rate that is higher than 52% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Pinson compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Pinson with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Pinson's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pinson 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 Pinson; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 213. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pinson's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Pinson 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 Pinson is one in 57.

Pinson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Pinson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

131

166

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.71

17.61

22.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pinson 4.71
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 213

in Pinson

1 in 212

in Alabama

Pinson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,438
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
Pinson 17.61
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Pinson

1 in 34

in Alabama

Pinson Property CRIMES

Population: 7,438
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

Pinson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pinson 16
Alabama 15