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Hoover, Alabama Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Hoover, Alabama. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Hoover compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Hoover, Alabama, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 15,864 total crimes reported in Hoover, Alabama (1,059 of them violent). Of the 2,266 crimes that happen every year in Hoover, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hoover, Alabama every 3 hours. This includes 11 murders, 114 rapes, and greater than twelve thousand thefts (including 1,060 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Hoover, Alabama (2000, 2002-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2001 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Hoover, Alabama for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Hoover has grown by 17%. During the same interval, violent crime didn't change. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 7 years in Hoover. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost three thousand for Hoover, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hoover, Alabama (2000, 2002-2004, 2006-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Hoover, Alabama (2000, 2002-2004, 2006-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Hoover, Alabama law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hoover 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.

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