West Blocton, AL
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in West Blocton is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 79% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Blocton is one in 126. Compared to communities within Alabama, West Blocton‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 87% of the state's cities and towns.

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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