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Clayton, Alabama Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Clayton, Alabama. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Clayton compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Clayton, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 248 total crimes reported in Clayton, Alabama (63 of them violent). Of the 31 crimes that transpire each year in Clayton, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Clayton, Alabama 31 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 1 rape, and over one hundred thefts (including 6 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Clayton, Alabama (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Clayton, Alabama for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Clayton has diminished by 14 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 31 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Clayton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit fifty for Clayton, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Clayton, Alabama (2001-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Clayton, Alabama (2001-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Clayton, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Clayton conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.