Huntsville, AL Crime


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Huntsville, AL has a much higher rate of violent and property crime than the national average. The violent crime rate in Huntsville is 43.2, which is almost double the US average of 22.7. The city's property crime rate is also much higher than the US average of 35.4, being 66.9 in Huntsville, AL instead. This indicates that Huntsville struggles with much higher rates of criminal activity than many other parts of the country.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Huntsville violent crime is 43.2. (The US average is 22.7)
Huntsville property crime is 66.9. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Huntsville, AL Crime History
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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000687.24.434.2165.2483.36073.31039.64601.3432.5
2001654.29.468.6217.2358.96531.51134.54912.2484.8
2002602.13.151.4197.3350.25767.51073.84208.8484.9
2003605.911.751.5193.83495757.71067.14154.5536
2004670.93.656.3219.6391.46283.31163.94559.3560.2
2005738.713.353.3302.8369.46971.41481.14831.5658.8
2006857.59.559.6367.7420.76849.71485.54554.4809.8
2007814.112.456.7345.9399.163351347.84298.9688.3
2008707.210.453.8238.4404.56161.713714164.5626.2
2009651.77.349.8242.4352.25481.514113569.4501.1
2010644.66.541.4252.5344.15327.314603397.7469.6
2011838.87.228.2223.8579.653871479.23484.5423.3
2012923.37.639.2248.2628.25041.61178.63476.5386.5
2013815.71347.1211.75444988.71019.83588.3380.5
2014781.9855.4207.9510.64882.61019.13475.6388
2015810.69.569.4193.6538.14599926.33271.3401.4
2016927.99.378.9215624.74879.9878.63537.1464.2
2017904.811.388.1184.56214730.2731.73462.6535.9

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Madison, AL362.91,908.729,44392017
Triana, AL919.14,227.9544112018
Owens Cross Roads, AL299.7999.01,814122018
Gurley, AL254.83,694.3790132016
New Hope, AL491.92,494.72,796162018
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Murfreesboro, TN418.72,897.370,122802019
Chattanooga, TN1,070.15,557.4155,043812019
Birmingham, AL1,911.56,314.0213,258822018
Tuscaloosa, AL505.14,338.579,4001152018
Clarksville, TN578.82,791.9153,2941352019

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Low cost of living, and all the amenities you need within a short distance. However, the city really hasn't gone through gentrification. There isn't a "nice" part of  More

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Over 3 years ago

Everyone is always like “Huntsville is so up and coming”, which it is, but it’s forcing people out of their homes. They’ve created more jobs and places to live but not  More

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Over 3 years ago

Everyone is always like “Huntsville is so up and coming”, which it is, but it’s forcing people out of their homes. They’ve created more jobs and places to live but not  More

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