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


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

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
19
(11.7)
6
(3.6)
22
(13.3)
16
(9.5)
21
(12.4)
18
(10.4)
13
(7.3)
12
(6.5)
13
(7.2)
14
(7.6)
24
(13.0)
15
(8.0)
18
(9.5)
18
(9.3)
22
(11.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
84
(51.5)
93
(56.3)
88
(53.3)
100
(59.6)
96
(56.7)
93
(53.8)
89
(49.8)
76
(41.4)
51
(28.2)
72
(39.2)
87
(47.1)
104
(55.4)
132
(69.4)
152
(78.9)
172
(88.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
316
(193.8)
363
(219.6)
500
(302.8)
617
(367.7)
586
(345.9)
412
(238.4)
433
(242.4)
463
(252.5)
405
(223.8)
456
(248.2)
391
(211.7)
390
(207.9)
368
(193.6)
414
(215.0)
360
(184.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
569
(349.0)
647
(391.4)
610
(369.4)
706
(420.7)
676
(399.1)
699
(404.5)
629
(352.2)
631
(344.1)
1,049
(579.6)
1,154
(628.2)
1,005
(544.0)
958
(510.6)
1,023
(538.1)
1,203
(624.7)
1,212
(621.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,740
(1,067)
1,924
(1,164)
2,446
(1,481)
2,493
(1,486)
2,283
(1,348)
2,369
(1,371)
2,520
(1,411)
2,677
(1,460)
2,677
(1,479)
2,165
(1,179)
1,884
(1,020)
1,912
(1,019)
1,761
(926.3)
1,692
(878.6)
1,428
(731.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,774
(4,155)
7,537
(4,559)
7,979
(4,831)
7,643
(4,554)
7,282
(4,299)
7,196
(4,164)
6,375
(3,569)
6,230
(3,398)
6,306
(3,485)
6,386
(3,476)
6,629
(3,588)
6,521
(3,476)
6,219
(3,271)
6,812
(3,537)
6,758
(3,463)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
874
(536.0)
926
(560.2)
1,088
(658.8)
1,359
(809.8)
1,166
(688.3)
1,082
(626.2)
895
(501.1)
861
(469.6)
766
(423.3)
710
(386.5)
703
(380.5)
728
(388.0)
763
(401.4)
894
(464.2)
1,046
(535.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A61
(36.9)
N/AN/A49
(28.9)
N/AN/A21
(11.5)
23
(12.7)
20
(10.9)
N/A28
(14.9)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)469.3505.1583.6612.1575.1529.0479.2466.5496.8499.2481.3466.2468.0511.4505.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 209 registered sex offenders living in Huntsville, Alabama as of August 24, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Huntsville is 939 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in Huntsville, AL compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Huntsville, AL is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Huntsville:

505.2
Madison:

202.4
Owens Cross Roads:

184.5
Triana:

830.4
Gurley:

233.1
New Hope:

119.2
Woodville:

5.2
Somerville:

65.0
Priceville:

97.6

Violent crime rate in 2017
Huntsville:

513.4
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Huntsville:

517.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Huntsville:

454.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Huntsville:

430.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Huntsville:

450.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Huntsville:

492.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Huntsville:

444.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Huntsville:

352.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Huntsville:

361.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Huntsville:

396.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Huntsville:

454.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Huntsville:

472.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Huntsville:

416.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Huntsville:

369.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Huntsville:

341.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Huntsville:

326.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Huntsville:

370.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Huntsville:

399.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Huntsville:

422.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Huntsville:

409.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Huntsville:

435.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Huntsville:

440.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Huntsville:

467.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Huntsville:

533.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Huntsville:

532.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Huntsville:

535.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Huntsville:

576.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Huntsville:

587.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Huntsville:

646.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Huntsville:

636.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Huntsville:

544.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Huntsville:

494.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Huntsville:

490.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Huntsville:

537.3
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
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 606 (500 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 557 (403 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 542 (392 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 477 (377 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 522 (401 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 492 (395 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 482 (377 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 527 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 512 (398 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 500 (386 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 475 (357 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 469 (365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 449 (337 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 461 (349 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Alabama average:

2.33

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

Zip codes: 35649, 35741, 35757, 35758, 35759, 35763, 35801, 35802, 35803, 35805, 35806, 35808, 35810, 35811, 35816, 35824, 35896.