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


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

Crime rate in Muscle Shoals, AL

The 2018 crime rate in Muscle Shoals, AL is 451 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 93.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Muscle Shoals crime rate rose by 21% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Muscle Shoals has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Muscle Shoals, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Muscle Shoals:

450.8
Sheffield:

535.7
Tuscumbia:

244.3
Florence:

367.7
Leighton:

398.6
St. Florian:

496.4
Killen:

117.6
Littleville:

49.7
Town Creek:

221.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Muscle Shoals by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(23.2)
4
(30.5)
5
(37.7)
2
(15.1)
4
(30.2)
5
(37.2)
10
(73.6)
4
(29.2)
5
(36.2)
3
(21.5)
7
(49.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(147.0)
12
(91.4)
7
(52.7)
12
(90.8)
16
(121.0)
18
(134.0)
10
(73.6)
14
(102.0)
6
(43.4)
5
(35.9)
7
(49.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
56
(433.3)
50
(381.0)
38
(286.2)
50
(378.5)
56
(423.3)
35
(260.6)
25
(184.0)
26
(189.5)
43
(311.4)
72
(516.5)
70
(494.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
128
(990.3)
93
(708.6)
134
(1,009)
129
(976.6)
148
(1,119)
109
(811.6)
138
(1,016)
136
(991.3)
108
(782.0)
121
(868.1)
115
(813.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
487
(3,768)
430
(3,276)
460
(3,465)
413
(3,127)
473
(3,576)
539
(4,013)
596
(4,388)
481
(3,506)
443
(3,208)
458
(3,286)
620
(4,384)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(154.7)
18
(137.1)
20
(150.6)
34
(257.4)
26
(196.6)
45
(335.0)
52
(382.8)
53
(386.3)
37
(267.9)
58
(416.1)
65
(459.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index381.7319.6324.5344.2382.2366.2395.0346.9308.8371.1450.8

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 25 registered sex offenders living in Muscle Shoals, Alabama as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Muscle Shoals is 546 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Muscle Shoals:

350.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Muscle Shoals:

312.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Muscle Shoals:

213.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Muscle Shoals:

189.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Muscle Shoals:

202.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Muscle Shoals:

234.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Muscle Shoals:

302.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Muscle Shoals:

265.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Muscle Shoals:

207.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Muscle Shoals:

266.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Muscle Shoals:

313.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2004
Muscle Shoals:

303.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Muscle Shoals:

181.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Muscle Shoals:

114.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Muscle Shoals:

450.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Muscle Shoals:

400.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Muscle Shoals:

357.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Muscle Shoals:

431.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Muscle Shoals:

480.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Muscle Shoals:

413.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Muscle Shoals:

432.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Muscle Shoals:

390.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Muscle Shoals:

397.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Muscle Shoals:

326.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Muscle Shoals:

409.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Muscle Shoals:

511.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Muscle Shoals:

402.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Muscle Shoals:

361.6
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: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Alabama average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 45 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

1.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 41 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 42 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Alabama average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Alabama average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Alabama average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Alabama average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 44 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Alabama average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 42 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Alabama average:

2.33

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Muscle Shoals, AL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 35660, 35661.