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


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

Crime rate in Madison, AL

The 2017 crime rate in Madison, AL was 202 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.2% of U.S. cities. The 2017 Madison crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 2 - an increase of 1 compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Madison has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Madison, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Madison:

202.4
Huntsville:

505.2
Triana:

549.6
Athens:

167.9
Priceville:

97.6
Decatur:

340.0
Somerville:

65.0
Owens Cross Roads:

118.4
Ardmore:

212.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Madison by year

Type

2004

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.5)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.4)
2
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(23.3)
7
(17.7)
3
(7.5)
12
(29.0)
19
(44.0)
4
(9.1)
17
(37.3)
11
(23.7)
16
(33.8)
11
(23.0)
22
(45.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(55.4)
38
(96.1)
17
(42.6)
26
(62.8)
20
(46.4)
20
(45.6)
27
(59.3)
20
(43.1)
23
(48.7)
24
(50.3)
24
(49.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(104.9)
51
(129.0)
36
(90.3)
43
(103.8)
63
(146.0)
66
(150.5)
87
(191.0)
117
(251.9)
110
(232.7)
173
(362.5)
129
(264.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
160
(466.4)
270
(683.0)
176
(441.3)
166
(400.7)
217
(503.0)
219
(499.3)
214
(469.9)
151
(325.1)
155
(327.9)
115
(240.9)
143
(293.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
531
(1,548)
767
(1,940)
669
(1,678)
712
(1,719)
630
(1,460)
805
(1,835)
947
(2,079)
749
(1,613)
678
(1,434)
826
(1,731)
723
(1,482)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(125.4)
45
(113.8)
32
(80.2)
47
(113.5)
55
(127.5)
44
(100.3)
39
(85.6)
43
(92.6)
49
(103.7)
70
(146.7)
65
(133.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A1
(2.5)
N/A21
(48.7)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)169.2203.3156.3173.5186.8167.5217.6185.5176.8208.0202.4

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 29 registered sex offenders living in Madison, Alabama as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Madison is 1,632 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 2017
Madison:

210.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Madison:

233.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Madison:

174.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Madison:

179.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Madison:

171.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Madison:

107.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Madison:

144.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Madison:

117.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Madison:

89.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Madison:

130.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2004
Madison:

108.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Madison:

102.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Madison:

120.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Madison:

152.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Madison:

156.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Madison:

152.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Madison:

159.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Madison:

210.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Madison:

206.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Madison:

192.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Madison:

183.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Madison:

184.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Madison:

250.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Madison:

199.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Madison:

271.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Madison:

274.4
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: 112 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 105 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Alabama average:

1.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 106 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 108 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 112 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 104 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 100 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 108 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 100 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 99 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 97 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 88 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 85 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 75 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 77 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 75 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Alabama average:

2.33

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

Zip codes: 35758.