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Decatur Crime Rate Report (Alabama)

Decatur crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 16 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Decatur for 2018 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Decatur in 2016 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 29.96% and the city property crime rate in Decatur was higher than the national property crime rate average by 91.59%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Decatur was lower than the violent crime rate in Alabama by 47.75% and the city property crime rate in Decatur was higher than the property crime rate in Alabama by 59.28%.

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

Decatur Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault97
ArsonN/A
Burglary526
Larceny and Theft1,918
Motor Vehicle Theft156
Murder and Manslaughter5
Rape9
Robbery43
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,883
Property Crime2,600
Violent Crime154
2018 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault86
Arson1
Burglary365
Larceny and Theft1,399
Motor Vehicle Theft137
Murder and Manslaughter5
Rape2
Robbery8
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,185
Property Crime1,902
Violent Crime102

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Decatur Property Crime

Decatur Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Decatur Crime 2016

Decatur Crime 2018

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Decatur Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Decatur Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Decatur, 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 Decatur crime report data for 2018 was projected from 16 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

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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