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Montevallo, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,293 total crimes reported in Montevallo, Alabama (113 of them violent). Of the 259 crimes that transpire each year in Montevallo, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montevallo, Alabama 259 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and over nine hundred thefts (including 57 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Montevallo, Alabama (2001, 2004-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Montevallo, Alabama for 5 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Montevallo has climbed by 27 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 18 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 5 years in Montevallo. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three hundred for Montevallo, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Montevallo, Alabama (2001, 2004-2006, 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 Montevallo, Alabama (2001, 2004-2006, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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