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Crime rate in Cottonwood, Alabama (AL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Cottonwood, AL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Cottonwood, AL

The 2018 crime rate in Cottonwood, AL is 74 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 29.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Cottonwood crime rate fell by 38% compared to 2015. In the last 5 years Cottonwood has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Cottonwood, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cottonwood:

73.5
Ashford:

111.0
Taylor:

15.0
Dothan:

453.9
Graceville:

287.1
Webb:

14.1
Kinsey:

82.6
Slocomb:

316.1
Marianna:

385.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cottonwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(253.8)
2
(170.6)
3
(255.1)
4
(331.7)
3
(243.7)
2
(154.4)
2
(157.4)
2
(159.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(253.8)
4
(341.3)
6
(510.2)
11
(912.1)
7
(568.6)
6
(463.3)
10
(786.8)
4
(319.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,607)
10
(853.2)
14
(1,190)
11
(912.1)
19
(1,543)
12
(926.6)
10
(786.8)
6
(479.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(169.2)
3
(256.0)
1
(85.0)
1
(82.9)
1
(81.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index146.4112.6141.2173.3156.8100.4118.073.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, Alabama as of April 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cottonwood is 78 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Cottonwood:

79.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cottonwood:

78.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cottonwood:

77.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cottonwood:

121.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cottonwood:

165.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Cottonwood:

127.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cottonwood:

85.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cottonwood:

126.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cottonwood:

211.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cottonwood:

251.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Property crime rate in 2018
Cottonwood:

87.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2015
Cottonwood:

196.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Cottonwood:

139.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cottonwood:

203.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cottonwood:

240.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Cottonwood:

174.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Cottonwood:

149.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cottonwood:

156.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cottonwood:

275.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cottonwood:

175.9
U.S. Average:

327.4
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Alabama average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.33

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cottonwood, AL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 36320.