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


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

Crime rate in Montgomery, AL

The 2018 crime rate in Montgomery, AL is 401 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Montgomery crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 29 - a decrease of 9 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Montgomery has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Montgomery, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Montgomery:

401.5
Coosada:

128.8
Millbrook:

303.3
Prattville:

232.2
Wetumpka:

330.9
Shorter:

525.2
Hayneville:

566.2
Autaugaville:

141.7
Eclectic:

457.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Montgomery by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
29
(14.3)
27
(13.4)
46
(22.8)
23
(11.3)
31
(15.3)
25
(12.3)
31
(15.0)
44
(21.1)
35
(17.5)
33
(16.6)
30
(15.0)
38
(19.1)
29
(14.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
109
(53.9)
74
(36.6)
54
(26.7)
49
(24.0)
85
(41.9)
55
(27.0)
38
(18.4)
41
(19.6)
35
(17.5)
40
(20.1)
62
(31.1)
52
(26.1)
39
(19.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
847
(418.9)
686
(339.7)
652
(322.7)
463
(226.5)
453
(223.4)
401
(196.6)
354
(171.2)
459
(219.6)
450
(224.8)
391
(196.3)
448
(224.5)
346
(173.8)
391
(196.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
656
(324.4)
397
(196.6)
405
(200.4)
348
(170.3)
302
(148.9)
316
(154.9)
284
(137.4)
283
(135.4)
526
(262.7)
578
(290.2)
675
(338.2)
841
(422.4)
757
(381.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,528
(1,745)
3,380
(1,674)
3,317
(1,642)
3,513
(1,719)
3,092
(1,525)
3,279
(1,608)
2,885
(1,395)
3,409
(1,631)
2,548
(1,273)
2,342
(1,176)
2,293
(1,149)
2,129
(1,069)
2,052
(1,033)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8,449
(4,178)
8,579
(4,248)
8,579
(4,246)
8,117
(3,971)
7,113
(3,507)
7,200
(3,530)
7,043
(3,406)
7,548
(3,611)
5,817
(2,906)
5,280
(2,651)
5,824
(2,918)
5,827
(2,927)
5,456
(2,746)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,020
(504.4)
1,127
(558.1)
947
(468.7)
915
(447.7)
860
(424.0)
781
(382.9)
816
(394.7)
1,101
(526.7)
660
(329.7)
741
(372.1)
872
(437.0)
844
(423.9)
972
(489.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
41
(20.3)
N/A53
(26.2)
N/AN/A50
(24.5)
31
(15.0)
64
(30.6)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index592.0529.0526.0458.7441.8420.4389.0451.5400.6384.3422.0421.5401.5

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 410 registered sex offenders living in Montgomery, Alabama as of October 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montgomery is 494 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Montgomery:

337.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Montgomery:

362.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Montgomery:

342.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Montgomery:

296.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Montgomery:

296.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Montgomery:

239.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Montgomery:

202.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Montgomery:

227.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Montgomery:

258.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Montgomery:

244.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Montgomery:

333.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Montgomery:

331.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Montgomery:

454.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Montgomery:

327.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Montgomery:

318.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Montgomery:

360.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Montgomery:

417.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Montgomery:

423.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Montgomery:

441.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Montgomery:

423.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Montgomery:

449.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Montgomery:

585.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Montgomery:

508.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Montgomery:

555.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Montgomery:

543.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Montgomery:

609.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Montgomery:

610.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Montgomery:

630.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Montgomery:

633.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Montgomery:

593.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Montgomery:

688.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Montgomery:

663.0
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: 566 (474 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 614 (503 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 651 (495 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 673 (503 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 687 (515 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 712 (529 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 676 (530 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 648 (506 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 649 (501 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 654 (499 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 591 (440 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 600 (452 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 618 (463 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 636 (482 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 674 (472 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Alabama average:

2.33

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

Zip codes: 36043, 36064, 36104, 36105, 36106, 36107, 36108, 36109, 36110, 36111, 36112, 36113, 36115, 36116, 36117.