Auburn, AL Arrest Records

Auburn, AL is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.29 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 38th safest city in Alabama among the 197 cities.
Auburn, AL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 17.61 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 844 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 33.60% compared to 2015.

Auburn Crime Rate

Total arrests in Auburn 2016 decreased by 23.93% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 134 to 210 while non-violent crime decreased by 30.6% from 1,621 to 1,125.

5 Crimes In Auburn, AL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 844
Burglary 203
Aggravated assault 163
Motor vehicle theft 78
Robbery 31

Other Cities in Alabama with the Most Arrests

Among the 197 cities in state the most dangerous is Huntsville with 1,787 violent crimes that’s 11.81% of total of 15,125. McIntosh has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 46 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Bayou La Batre 124.66
Bessemer 119.06
Anniston 110.20
Lanett 98.90
Douglas 97.24

Safest Cities in Alabama

Are you planning a move to Alabama? Here are the safest cities in Alabama with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Auburn is 1 out of 155 up by 0.01% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Henagar and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Heflin.

City Arrests
Heflin 5.14
Margaret 5.90
Helena 7.56
Kimberly 8.53
Clayton 12.03

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Auburn increased by 56.72% from 2015 and increased by 38.16% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 152 to 210. In 2016 violent crime rate in Auburn was 29.94% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.329%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Auburn decreased by 30.6% from 2015 and decreased by 47.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,143 to 1,125. In 2016 property crime rate in Auburn was 38.03% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.761%.

How Auburn stands up against other cities

Auburn vs. Decatur

You’ll be in more safety in Auburn compared to Decatur that had 137.95% higher crime rate compared to Auburn according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.5520 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.7517 in Decatur city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Decatur.

Names with the most arrests in Auburn

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on 40% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Auburn is 0.37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.73 daily crimes that occur in Auburn.
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Auburn have decreased by 23.93%.