Russellville, AL
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With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Russellville 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 81% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Russellville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Russellville 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 Russellville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 240. 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 Russellville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Russellville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Russellville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Russellville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

399

440

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.16

40.52

44.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Russellville 4.16
Alabama 4.72
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 240

in Russellville

1 in 212

in Alabama
Russellville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,847
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 6 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.91 0.61 2.64
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
Russellville 40.52
Alabama 29.79
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Russellville

1 in 34

in Alabama
Russellville Property CRIMES
Population: 9,847
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 62 320 17
Rate per 1,000 6.30 32.50 1.73
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

Russellville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Russellville 33
Alabama 15

Zip Codes in Russellville, AL