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Sylvania, Alabama Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 91 total crimes reported in Sylvania, Alabama (13 of them violent). Of the 18 crimes that occur a year in Sylvania, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sylvania, Alabama 18 times a year.

Total Crime in Sylvania, Alabama (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Sylvania, Alabama for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Sylvania decreased by 31 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 400 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 5 years in Sylvania. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly twenty for Sylvania, Alabama in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sylvania, Alabama (2004-2008)

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 Sylvania, Alabama (2004-2008)

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

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