50 Safest Cities
Sweet home, Alabama! Alabama is a state in the South with cities such as Birmingham and Montgomery. It excels in a number of things, being the first state to celebrate Mardi Gras along with the first state to build the rockets that initially put humans on the moon.
Some fun things to do in Alabama include:
- Ride on a boat through the Gulf Coast
- Learn about the battle for civil rights at the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum
- Visit one of the many waterfalls including Desoto Falls, Noccalula Falls Park, and Marthas Falls
- Head to a theme park like Waterville USA, The Wharf or Adventure Island
- Enjoy farm life at Sweet Home Farm, Oak Hollow Farm or Smith Farms.
But if you’re visiting or planning to move to Alabama, what probably concerns you the most is the safety of you and your family. So what are the safest cities in Alabama? You’ve come to the right page!
The safest city in Alabama is Helena. With a population just under 19,000, it boasts a median income over $84,100 and only 0.84 violent crimes per 1000 people! Plus, with 1.21 police officers for every 1000 people, it’s very unlikely that you’ll be a victim of crime in Helena. Other top cities for safety in Alabama include Satsuma, Hoover, and Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham.
This statistic shows the number of violent crimes per 1,000 people in the past year. Violent crimes include forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, as defined by the FBI.
This statistic shows how many police officers there are per 1,000 of the city’s inhabitants. Across the United States, there was an average of 2.4 sworn officers per 1,000 inhabitants as of 2011, reports the FBI.
Finally, this number shows how many property crimes were committed in the past year per every 1,000 of the city’s residents. Property crimes include burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson and larceny-theft.
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Vestavia Hills, AL
Pleasant Grove, AL
Orange Beach, AL
Spanish Fort, AL
Bay Minette, AL
Phenix City, AL
Muscle Shoals, AL
Alexander City, AL
Didn’t Find Your City in the Top 50?
No big deal! We ranked all of the cities in your state for safety, so scroll down to see where your city landed. And remember— there’s always next year!
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How Did We Determine the Safest Cities?
- Murder rate
- Rape rate
- Robbery Rate
- Assault rate
- Burglary rate
- Theft rate
- Vehicle theft rate
- Arson rates
- Police offer rates per 1000 people
- Median Income
For each city, we’ll provide the most important information that you need to know, such as the city’s population, violent and property crime rates and trends, median income, average household income, and an overall safety score and ranking. Plus, we’ll show you all the specific numbers for the above rates, in addition to larceny theft rates, total number of police officers, and the total number of civilians working in law offices.