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Phenix City, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,497 total crimes reported in Phenix City, Alabama (1,045 of them violent). Of the 1,312 crimes that happen every year in Phenix City, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Phenix City, Alabama every 6 hours. This includes 15 murders, 66 rapes, and almost seven thousand thefts (including 1,121 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Phenix City, Alabama (1999-2004, 2007-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Phenix City, Alabama for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Phenix City has lessened by 1%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 51%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Phenix City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Phenix City, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Phenix City, Alabama (1999-2004, 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 Phenix City, Alabama (1999-2004, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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