Somerville, AL
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Somerville, 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

Somerville is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 79% of the communities in Alabama, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Somerville is one in 90 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Somerville's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Somerville is one in 716.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Somerville is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Somerville than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 102.

Somerville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Somerville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

7

8

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

9.78

11.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Somerville 1.40
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 716

in Somerville

1 in 212

in Alabama

Somerville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 716
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
Somerville 9.78
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 102

in Somerville

1 in 34

in Alabama

Somerville Property CRIMES

Population: 716
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

Somerville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Somerville 3
Alabama 15

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