West Blocton, AL
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West Blocton, AL crime analytics


West Blocton is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (79%) and also has a lower crime rate than 87% 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 West Blocton is one in 126 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.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, West Blocton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, West Blocton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Blocton 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 West Blocton.

For West Blocton, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in West Blocton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1261, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in West Blocton 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 West Blocton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 140.

West Blocton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

West Blocton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

9

10

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.79

7.14

7.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Blocton 0.79
Alabama 4.72
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,261

in West Blocton

1 in 212

in Alabama
West Blocton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,261
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
West Blocton 7.14
Alabama 29.79
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 140

in West Blocton

1 in 34

in Alabama
West Blocton Property CRIMES
Population: 1,261
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

West Blocton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Blocton 2
Alabama 15

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