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Northport, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 5,200 total crimes reported in Northport, Alabama (575 of them violent). Of the 1,040 crimes that happen every year in Northport, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Northport, Alabama every 8 hours. This includes 7 murders, 41 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 278 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Northport, Alabama (2000, 2002-2003, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Northport, Alabama for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Northport has grown by 33%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 45%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 5 years in Northport. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Northport, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Northport, Alabama (2000, 2002-2003, 2007-2008)

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 Northport, Alabama (2000, 2002-2003, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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