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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 2022 crime rate in Montgomery, AL is 1 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 169.8 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 3.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Montgomery crime rate rose by 37% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Montgomery has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Montgomery, AL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Montgomery:

1.4
Coosada:

60.3
Millbrook:

173.4
Prattville:

194.1
Wetumpka:

214.8
Hayneville:

346.2
Autaugaville:

44.5
Eclectic:

173.4
White Hall:

44.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Montgomery by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
31
(15.3)
25
(12.1)
31
(15.0)
44
(21.1)
3
(1.5)
35
(17.5)
33
(16.6)
30
(15.0)
38
(19.1)
29
(14.6)
18
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
85
(41.9)
55
(26.7)
38
(18.4)
41
(19.6)
38
(18.5)
35
(17.5)
40
(20.1)
62
(31.1)
52
(26.1)
39
(19.6)
9
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
453
(223.4)
401
(194.9)
354
(171.2)
459
(219.6)
321
(156.5)
450
(224.8)
391
(196.3)
448
(224.5)
346
(173.8)
391
(196.8)
141
(71.3)
1
(0.5)
1
(0.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
302
(148.9)
316
(153.6)
284
(137.4)
283
(135.4)
471
(229.7)
526
(262.7)
578
(290.2)
675
(338.2)
841
(422.4)
757
(381.0)
354
(179.0)
7
(3.6)
12
(6.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,092
(1,525)
3,279
(1,594)
2,885
(1,395)
3,409
(1,631)
1,826
(890.4)
2,548
(1,273)
2,342
(1,176)
2,293
(1,149)
2,129
(1,069)
2,052
(1,033)
562
(284.2)
4
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,113
(3,507)
7,200
(3,499)
7,043
(3,406)
7,548
(3,611)
5,570
(2,716)
5,817
(2,906)
5,280
(2,651)
5,824
(2,918)
5,827
(2,927)
5,456
(2,746)
1,773
(896.6)
2
(1.0)
4
(2.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
860
(424.0)
781
(379.6)
816
(394.7)
1,101
(526.7)
866
(422.3)
660
(329.7)
741
(372.1)
872
(437.0)
844
(423.9)
972
(489.3)
301
(152.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(9.4)
50
(24.3)
31
(15.0)
13
(6.2)
65
(31.7)
60
(30.0)
34
(17.1)
46
(23.1)
1
(0.5)
2
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.5)
City-Data.com crime index441.8416.7389.0451.5315.4400.6384.3422.0421.5401.5147.01.11.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 434 registered sex offenders living in Montgomery, Alabama as of April 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montgomery is 467 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Montgomery:

3.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Montgomery:

2.0
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Montgomery:

147.9
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2018
Montgomery:

337.8
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Montgomery:

362.4
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Montgomery:

342.5
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Montgomery:

296.5
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Montgomery:

296.2
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Montgomery:

214.5
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Montgomery:

239.2
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Montgomery:

202.7
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Montgomery:

225.3
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Montgomery:

258.6
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Montgomery:

244.9
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Montgomery:

290.7
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Montgomery:

288.8
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Montgomery:

395.6
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Montgomery:

0.1
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Montgomery:

0.5
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Montgomery:

124.5
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Montgomery:

417.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

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 2013
Montgomery:

377.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

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:

550.6
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:

532.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Montgomery:

549.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Montgomery:

551.8
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 483 (438 officers - 334 male; 104 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Alabama average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 569 (485 officers - 367 male; 118 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Alabama average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 563 (467 officers - 364 male; 103 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Alabama average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 566 (474 officers - 380 male; 94 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Alabama average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 614 (503 officers - 421 male; 82 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Alabama average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 651 (495 officers - 423 male; 72 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Alabama average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 673 (503 officers - 429 male; 74 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 687 (515 officers - 442 male; 73 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 712 (529 officers - 455 male; 74 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Alabama average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 676 (530 officers - 461 male; 69 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 648 (506 officers - 439 male; 67 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 649 (501 officers - 434 male; 67 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Alabama average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 654 (499 officers - 432 male; 67 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Alabama average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 591 (440 officers - 387 male; 53 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Alabama average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 600 (452 officers - 395 male; 57 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Alabama average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 618 (463 officers - 405 male; 58 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Alabama average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 636 (482 officers - 419 male; 63 female).
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 - 414 male; 58 female).
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.