Winfield, AL
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Winfield, AL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

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 Winfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Winfield is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Winfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alabama, Winfield has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,570, Winfield has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Winfield does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Winfield.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Winfield 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 Winfield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 415. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Winfield is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Winfield, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Winfield has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Winfield is one in 352.

Winfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Winfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

176

187

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.41

38.51

40.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Winfield 2.41
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 415

in Winfield

1 in 212

in Alabama

Winfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,570
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 3 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.66 1.53

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
Winfield 38.51
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Winfield

1 in 34

in Alabama

Winfield Property CRIMES

Population: 4,570
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 112 13
Rate per 1,000 11.16 24.51 2.84

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

Winfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Winfield 11
Alabama 15

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