The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Mobile For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Mobile are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Mobile.
Safest Neighborhoods In Mobile
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Mobile are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Mobile. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Mobile neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Mobile in 2020? That would be North Industrial Area. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Mobile.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Mobile neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Mobile that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Mobile.

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How We Determined The Safest Mobile Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Mobile.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 146 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Mobile.’ We’re lookin’ at you, North Industrial Area.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Mobile. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Mobile For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 3,481
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 172
Property Crime Per 100k: 700
More on North Industrial Area: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in North Industrial Area comes in at 172 and the property crime per capita is 700 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 4,448
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 268
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,644
More on Milkhouse: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Milkhouse comes in at 268 and the property crime per capita is 1,644 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 539
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 296
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,182
More on Rochon: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Rochon comes in at 296 and the property crime per capita is 2,182 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 3,644
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 296
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,182
More on Overton: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Overton comes in at 296 and the property crime per capita is 2,182 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 442
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 296
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,182
More on Audubon: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Audubon comes in at 296 and the property crime per capita is 2,182 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 347
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 296
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,182
More on Alligator Bayou: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Alligator Bayou comes in at 296 and the property crime per capita is 2,182 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 473
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 296
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,182
More on Koolman: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Koolman comes in at 296 and the property crime per capita is 2,182 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 3,507
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 511
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,390
More on College Park: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in College Park comes in at 511 and the property crime per capita is 1,390 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 4,601
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 260
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,648
More on Parkhill: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Parkhill comes in at 260 and the property crime per capita is 2,648 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,931
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 309
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,524
More on Country Club: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Country Club comes in at 309 and the property crime per capita is 2,524 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Mobile

Looking at the data, you can tell that North Industrial Area is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Alabama residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Mobile For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 North Industrial Area 872
2 Milkhouse 1,912
3 Rochon 2,478
4 Overton 2,478
5 Audubon 2,478
6 Alligator Bayou 2,478
7 Koolman 2,478
8 College Park 1,901
9 Parkhill 2,908
10 Country Club 2,833
11 Pleasant Valley 2,504
12 Hannon Park 2,901
13 Pinewood 2,562
14 Maysville 2,970
15 Travis 3,201
16 Second Creek 3,222
17 Westlake 3,335
18 Rolling Acres 3,012
19 Central Business District 3,507
20 Reichlieu 3,544
21 Westhill 3,755
22 Pierce Creek 3,686
23 Berkleigh 3,454
24 D Iberville 4,151
25 Cody 2,527
26 South Crichton 3,923
27 Canterbury 4,400
28 Claremont 3,855
29 Brookwood 5,070
30 Cypress Shores 4,475
31 Terrace Hills 5,084
32 Prospect 4,586
33 Carlen 4,696
34 Dawes 4,704
35 Carver 1,899
36 Jackson Heights 4,423
37 Spring Valley 4,045
38 Mooncrest 4,836
39 Red Creek 4,836
40 Pamona 4,836
41 Sunnyvale 4,836
42 Malibar Heights 5,701
43 Park Place 5,381
44 Alderbrook 5,171
45 Sheldon 5,580
46 Overlook 4,679
47 Bayside 5,177
48 Greenwich Hills 3,721
49 Texas Street 3,579
50 Dauphin Acres 6,041
51 Blackstone 5,267
52 North Crichton 3,197
53 Camelia 5,332
54 Georgia Avenue 5,523
55 Baker 3,582
56 Yorkwood 5,622
57 Hillsdale 4,089
58 Westavia 5,682
59 Greenmound 4,108
60 Rothfield 6,429
61 Thornhill 4,145
62 Bellfontaine 5,848
63 Garland 5,876
64 Muddy Creek 4,839
65 Goldmine 6,092
66 Warwick 6,601
67 Llanfair 6,186
68 Forest Highland 6,070
69 Leinkauf 6,079
70 Airmont 6,246
71 Rose Haven 6,259
72 Bellewood 5,187
73 Woodlawn 5,039
74 Rickarby 7,442
75 Jackson Creek 6,306
76 Churchill 6,306
77 Cypress Branch 6,306
78 Hamilton 6,306
79 Beverly 6,576
80 Lourdes 5,398
81 Azalea 6,559
82 Venetia 5,599
83 Skyland Park 7,758
84 Cedar Grove 6,623
85 Beau Terra 6,006
86 Ridgeway 6,665
87 Mertz 6,899
88 Deer River 6,701
89 Washington Square 5,942
90 Westfield 6,705
91 Bellmont 6,705
92 Navco 6,148
93 Jefferson 6,875
94 Colonial Heights 7,786
95 Belmeade 6,996
96 Lott Road 7,110
97 Tillman 7,244
98 Nevius 7,288
99 Devonshire 7,331
100 Theodore Industrial Park 7,396
101 Riviera 6,656
102 Fowl River 7,410
103 Mcvoy 7,467
104 Westmont 7,413
105 Lyons Park 8,363
106 Highland 7,453
107 Bates 7,453
108 Melrose 7,453
109 Mohawk 7,554
110 Seminole 7,554
111 Huron 7,554
112 Twin Lakes 7,554
113 Maryvale 7,643
114 Rosedale 7,622
115 Grove Hill 7,634
116 Neely 7,500
117 Kimberline 11,314
118 Crestview 10,490
119 Irvington 7,748
120 Glen Acres 7,683
121 Neshota 7,665
122 Fire Tower 7,785
123 Cottage Park 13,632
124 Larkspur 7,867
125 Hillview 7,867
126 Gorgas 8,741
127 Redstone 9,375
128 Argyle 8,092
129 Owens 8,488
130 Loma Vista 8,159
131 Bienville 14,229
132 Oakleigh 9,045
133 Oakdale 9,188
134 Scenic Hill 14,820
135 Usa 9,320
136 Bayview 8,741
137 Plateau 9,369
138 Fisher 9,477
139 Summerville 9,702
140 Baltimore 11,030
141 Arlington 9,818
142 Pine Grove 9,686
143 Riverfront Industrial Area 9,911
144 Bell Aire 11,030
145 Driftwood 11,075
146 Edington 14,786

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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