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Macon County, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,089 total crimes reported in Macon County, Alabama (715 of them violent). Of the 809 crimes that transpire each year in Macon County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Macon County, Alabama every 10 hours. This includes 15 murders, 59 rapes, and close to five thousand thefts (including 400 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Macon County, Alabama for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Macon County has climbed by 49 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 79 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Macon County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to one thousand for Macon County, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Macon County, Alabama (1999-2008)

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 counties like Macon County, Alabama (1999-2008)

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

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