This page contains crime numbers for Clay County, Alabama. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Clay County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Clay County, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,140 total crimes reported in Clay County, Alabama (188 of them violent). Of the 163 crimes that happen every year in Clay County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clay County, Alabama 163 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 9 rapes, and greater than seven hundred thefts (including 41 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Clay County, Alabama for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Clay County has grown by 34%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 62%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 7 years in Clay County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Clay County, Alabama in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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