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Spanish Fort, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 601 total crimes reported in Spanish Fort, Alabama (39 of them violent). Of the 150 crimes that take place per year in Spanish Fort, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Spanish Fort, Alabama 150 times a year.

Total Crime in Spanish Fort, Alabama (2002-2003, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Spanish Fort, Alabama for 4 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Spanish Fort has risen by 52%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 23%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 4 years in Spanish Fort. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two hundred for Spanish Fort, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Spanish Fort, Alabama (2002-2003, 2007-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Spanish Fort, Alabama (2002-2003, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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