Etowah County, AL Arrest Records

Etowah County, AL is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.32 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Lee, Blount, Madison, Tuscaloosa, DeKalb counties in Alabama.
Etowah County, AL property crime rate is 4.68 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 255 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 14.43% compared to 2015.

Etowah County, AL Crime Rate

Total arrests in Etowah County in 2016 decreased by 8.75% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 113 to 135 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.44% from 561 to 480.

5 Crimes In Etowah County, AL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 255
Burglary 149
Aggravated assault 107
Motor vehicle theft 76
Revised rape 20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Etowah County increased by 19.47% from 2015 and decreased by 13.46% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 156 to 135. In 2016 violent crime rate in Etowah County was 71.95% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.132%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Etowah County decreased by 14.44% from 2015 and decreased by 28.25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 669 to 480. In 2016 property crime rate in Etowah County was 83.54% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.468%.

How Etowah stands up against other counties

Etowah vs. Houston

You’ll be in more safety in Etowah compared to Houston county that had 17% higher crime rate compared to Etowah county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.0433 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8169 in Houston county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7410 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4036 in Houston county.

Etowah vs. Marshall

You’ll be in more risk in Etowah compared to Marshall county that had 12.55% lower crime rate compared to Etowah county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1950 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0946 in Marshall county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7410 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3993 in Marshall county.

Names with the most arrests in Etowah

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Etowah, Alabama, the most crimes, that's 36.28% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Etowah County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.64 daily crimes that occur in Etowah County.
  • Etowah, AL is safer than Houston.
  • In Etowah County you have a 1 in 167 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Etowah, AL have decreased by 8.75%.

Names in Etowah County