Montgomery, AL Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
9,696
Total Crimes
4,880.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
90.03%
Above National Average
Montgomery Crime Compared To AL Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Alabama.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Montgomery, AL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Montgomery is 4,880.7 per 100,000 people. That's 90.03% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 46.27% higher than the Alabama total crime rate of 3,336.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

For more reading on crime around Montgomery, check out:

Montgomery SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Montgomery Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Montgomery
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 9,696 4,880.7 3,336.8 2,568.4
Murder 29 14.6 7.8 5.0
Robbery 391 196.8 83.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 757 381.0 387.6 246.8
Violent Crime 1,216 612.1 519.6 368.9
Burglary 2,052 1,032.9 590.1 376.0
Larceny 5,456 2,746.4 1,958.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 972 489.3 268.3 228.9
Property Crime 8,480 4,268.6 2,817.2 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Montgomery

1,216
Violent Crimes
612.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
65.92%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 163.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Montgomery each year. That compares to a 1 in 192.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Montgomery is 612.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 65.92% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 17.79% higher than the Alabama violent crime rate of 519.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Montgomery

8,480
Property Crimes
4,268.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
94.07%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Montgomery each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Montgomery is 4,268.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 94.07% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 51.52% higher than the Alabama property crime rate of 2,817.2 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Montgomery

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Auburn, AL 65,585 1,636 2,494.5 2,128.5 365.9
Prattville, AL 35,697 1,304 3,653.0 3,420.5 232.5
Troy, AL 19,159 1,264 6,597.4 5,015.9 1,581.5
Millbrook, AL 15,410 772 5,009.7 4,724.2 285.5
Wetumpka, AL 8,377 394 4,703.4 4,369.1 334.2
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