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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Gulf Shores by Year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(98.7)
11
(216.2)
7
(126.8)
6
(104.9)
2
(31.6)
4
(54.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(118.5)
4
(78.6)
2
(36.2)
3
(52.5)
5
(79.0)
11
(150.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(947.9)
40
(786.0)
35
(633.9)
25
(437.1)
33
(521.1)
32
(436.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
127
(2,507.9)
95
(1,866.8)
83
(1,503.4)
123
(2,150.7)
94
(1,484.3)
104
(1,419.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
354
(6,990.5)
293
(5,757.5)
273
(4,944.8)
328
(5,735.3)
318
(5,021.3)
326
(4,448.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(316.0)
14
(275.1)
16
(289.8)
16
(279.8)
17
(268.4)
19
(259.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2)753.5820.8542.9566.1490.8455.2
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 14 registered sex offenders living in Gulf Shores, Alabama as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gulf Shores to the number of sex offenders is 723 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Gulf Shores, AL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gulf Shores:

455.2
Orange Beach:

360.1
Elberta:

1,661.5
Foley:

806.0
Summerdale:

462.8
Silverhill:

373.3
Robertsdale:

314.2
Fairhope:

276.0
Loxley:

687.9
Violent crime rate in 2006
Gulf Shores:

334.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gulf Shores:

348.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gulf Shores:

335.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gulf Shores:

443.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gulf Shores:

736.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Gulf Shores:

606.9
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2006
Gulf Shores:

523.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gulf Shores:

564.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gulf Shores:

728.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gulf Shores:

568.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gulf Shores:

674.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Gulf Shores:

862.9
U.S. Average:

337.2


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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 53 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.09
Alabama average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 48 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Alabama average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Alabama average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 54 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.22
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 49 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.89
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 42 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.48
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 38 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.52
Alabama average:

2.33


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Gulf Shores

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Crimes by type - 2006

Crimes by type - 2005

Crimes by type - 2004

Crimes by type - 2003

Crimes by type - 2002

Crimes by type - 2001


Zip codes: 36561.


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