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Crime Report for Anniston,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Anniston, is 0.1 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Anniston Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Anniston, has a violent crime rate of 2422 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 611 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Anniston 2422
AL 611
National 676

Anniston, is in the 99% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 98% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 99% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Anniston, or said another way, 1% of cities in have crime rates higher than Anniston.


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Crime Anniston AL Nation
Violent Crime Total 2421.7 610.8 676
Murder / NNH 55.0 11.3 6.5
Forcible Rape 127.0 41.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 757.8 244.8 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1481.8 313.4 315
Property Crime Total 10283.7 5496.1 3726.9
Burglary 3336.2 1362.5 812.3
Larceny Theft 6257.4 3749.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 690.1 384.5 382.3
Arson 0.0 11.6 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Anniston, has a property crime rate of 10283.7 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5496.1 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Anniston 10283.7
AL 5496.1
National 3727



Anniston Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 98
National Percentile Rank - 99