Watch Out! These Are The 7 Most Common Crimes In Alabama
Living in Alabama, you learn a thing or two about places to avoid and sometimes it's due to crime.
When it comes to crime in Alabama, there are actually some that are committed way more than others. Let's go through the list of the most common crimes committed in the state of Alabama.
In the category of property crime, larceny is the most common. Alabama's larceny crime rate is higher than the nationwide rate and it's the 10th highest among all other states in the U.S.
In 2019, Alabama had an estimated 26,079 break-ins reported. The seventh highest rate among other states in the nation. Burglary is definitely a common crime in Alabama.
With so much talk about catalytic converter thefts, motor vehicle theft is next on the list. In 2019, Alabama had a whopping 721,885 reported motor vehicle thefts.
Violent crime is next on the list. In Alabama, we have the 43rd lowest total crime rate of all states, the state's violent crime rate is much higher than the national rate.
The most common violent crime is aggravated assault. In Alabama, close to 19,000 aggravated assaults were reported in 2019.
The second most violent crime in America is robbery. It's also a common crime in the Yellowhammer state. Alabama's robbery rate is pretty much the same as the national rate
Rape is another common crime in Alabama. with just over 2,000 reported rapes in 2019, Alabama has the 22nd lowest rate in the nation.
Here's a bonus one. In 2019, Alabama reported 358 murders in the state. This is the 9th highest rate in the country.
If you'd like to read more details about Alabama's most common crimes, and where they're being committed you can check out info posted by 247 Wall Street.
(Source) All info on Alabama's most common crimes was pulled from 247 Wall Street