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Athens Crime Rate Report (Alabama)

Athens crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 16 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Athens for 2024 is expected to be higher than in 2018.

The city violent crime rate for Athens in 2018 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 86.95% and the city property crime rate in Athens was higher than the national property crime rate average by 33.39%.

In 2018 the city violent crime rate in Athens was lower than the violent crime rate in Alabama by 90.44% and the city property crime rate in Athens was higher than the property crime rate in Alabama but only by 4.14%.

Property and Violent Crime
Athens Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Athens Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Athens Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2018 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2
Larceny and Theft630
Motor Vehicle Theft28
Murder and Manslaughter3
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)833
Property Crime768
Violent Crime13
2024 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault0
Larceny and Theft573
Motor Vehicle Theft0
Murder and Manslaughter3
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)681
Property Crime616
Violent Crime0

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Athens Property Crime

Athens Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Athens Crime 2018

Athens Crime 2024

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Athens Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Athens Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Athens, Alabama crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Athens crime report data for 2024 was projected from 16 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2018.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

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