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Rainbow City, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,749 total crimes reported in Rainbow City, Alabama (11 of them violent). Of the 292 crimes that occur a year in Rainbow City, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rainbow City, Alabama 292 times a year.

Total Crime in Rainbow City, Alabama (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Rainbow City, Alabama for 6 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Rainbow City decreased by 26 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 6 years in Rainbow City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Rainbow City, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Rainbow City, Alabama (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Rainbow City, Alabama (2001-2004, 2007-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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