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


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

Crime rate in Fairfield, AL

The 2018 crime rate in Fairfield, AL is 1,078 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.9 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Fairfield crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 8. In the last 5 years Fairfield has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Fairfield, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fairfield:

1,077.6
Midfield:

735.3
Hobson:

76.1
Brighton:

1,031.0
Pleasant Grove:

103.0
Lipscomb:

344.6
Hueytown:

281.5
Homewood:

265.6
Bessemer:

1,247.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fairfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(33.5)
1
(8.5)
4
(35.0)
3
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.3)
4
(35.8)
2
(17.9)
4
(36.4)
4
(36.8)
8
(74.4)
8
(75.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(50.3)
3
(25.4)
12
(104.9)
9
(79.6)
5
(44.6)
5
(44.1)
9
(80.6)
7
(62.7)
12
(109.1)
3
(27.6)
8
(74.4)
3
(28.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
83
(695.3)
46
(389.8)
84
(734.1)
99
(875.9)
50
(446.0)
36
(317.3)
82
(734.0)
61
(546.2)
67
(608.9)
42
(386.4)
74
(687.8)
75
(705.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(351.8)
48
(406.7)
109
(952.5)
76
(672.4)
47
(419.2)
60
(528.9)
96
(859.4)
83
(743.1)
98
(890.7)
49
(450.8)
115
(1,069)
138
(1,299)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
236
(1,977)
170
(1,440)
238
(2,080)
408
(3,610)
373
(3,327)
396
(3,491)
446
(3,992)
462
(4,136)
284
(2,581)
168
(1,546)
193
(1,794)
284
(2,673)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
794
(6,651)
528
(4,474)
877
(7,664)
912
(8,069)
771
(6,877)
869
(7,660)
752
(6,732)
800
(7,163)
650
(5,907)
261
(2,401)
445
(4,136)
489
(4,602)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(762.3)
94
(796.5)
97
(847.7)
144
(1,274)
85
(758.1)
87
(766.9)
98
(877.3)
75
(671.5)
73
(663.5)
41
(377.2)
100
(929.5)
82
(771.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A3
(26.8)
N/A1
(9.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index851.6579.11084.51191.4821.9918.91147.11028.2990.8536.2993.71077.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 7 registered sex offenders living in Fairfield, Alabama as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairfield is 1,563 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Fairfield:

1,181.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fairfield:

1,101.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fairfield:

519.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fairfield:

931.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fairfield:

743.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fairfield:

948.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fairfield:

537.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fairfield:

477.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fairfield:

906.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fairfield:

1,018.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fairfield:

440.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fairfield:

640.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fairfield:

496.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fairfield:

509.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fairfield:

459.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Fairfield:

880.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Fairfield:

705.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fairfield:

485.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2013
Fairfield:

911.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fairfield:

1,286.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fairfield:

1,266.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fairfield:

1,196.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fairfield:

1,122.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fairfield:

1,316.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fairfield:

926.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fairfield:

631.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fairfield:

842.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fairfield:

1,029.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fairfield:

990.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fairfield:

942.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2018, including police officers: 67 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 30 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 47 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 48 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 51 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 50 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 50 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 51 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Alabama average:

2.33

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fairfield, AL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 35064.