Pell City Alabama Crime Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Located in St. Clair County, Pell City is a great place for business, thanks to their industrial park and Economic Development Council. With ideal temperatures and Lake Logan Martin, you get the opportunity to live in excellent properties at reasonable prices.
In 2011, the city opened St. Vincent’s St Clair, which is a modern hospital. The Jefferson State Community College provides exceptional educational courses, especially health science. It also opened the Pell City Center for Education and Performing Arts, which transformed it into a cultural hub.
There is a Civic Center, with adequate facilities to hold both small and large meetings. Lakeside Park is one place to visit when going to Pell City, thanks to its boat launching, playground, pavilions, and walking trail.
If you wish to move or visit Pell City, you need to be aware of the crime statistics, so that you can make informed decisions. There were 54 violent crimes and 451 property crimes in the city, taking its crime rate for every 1,000 residents to 36.61. When compared to the average crime rate of other cities in the country, Pell City’s statistics are high. At present, Pell City is safer than 13% of the communities in the United States.
Looking at the violent crimes statistics in 2016, there were four rapes, nine robberies, one murder, and 40 cases of assault. As a result, the chances of becoming a victim to violent crime stands at one in 255, which is equivalent to four for every 1,000 residents.
Moving to property crimes, there were 59 burglaries, 377 thefts, and 15 auto thefts in 2016. There is a one in 31 chance that you may become a victim of property crime. Further analysis indicates the rate of property crime is 33 for every 1,000 residents.
If you were to go through the crime statistics for the past 14 years, there has been a decrease in reported offenses. In 2016, the rate of violent crime was lower than the state and the country. However, the property crime rate was higher than both the state and the nation.
By going through the statistics, it is clear that there are 60 registered sex offenders living with city limits. Looking at the bigger picture, if you divide the population by sex offenders, the ratio is 226 to 1.
Going by the latest estimates, the population of Pell City, Alabama has increased by 0.55% to reach 13,676. Looking at the diversity of the population, 83.7% of the residents are white. 14.2% of the population is African American or Black, while the remainder is Asian or come from two or more races.
The median age of the city is 39.5 years, while it is 35.3 and 43.2 for males and females respectively. Diving deeper into the statistics, it is clear that 83.9% of the married and 47.1% of the non-family population who occupy households are property owners. Overall, 63.2% of the city’s population are own houses.
Looking at the educational data, 31.94% of the population have completed high school. 10.86%, 12.01%, and 8.22% of the population have finished associates degree, bachelors degree, and graduate degree respectively.
Moving to the economy of the city, the median income per household is $47,936. 14.3% of the residents in the city are in the production industry, while 12.1% hold administrative jobs. 9.5% are in management, 9.3% are employed in sales, while 7.5% are in the food industry. 6.4% are are health practitioners, 6.4% in education and training, and 4.3% are in construction and extraction.
97.3% of the population are English speakers, while 1.89% know Indo-European languages. There are 990 veterans in the city, out of which 348 served in Vietnam, 139 in Second Gulf War, 142 in the First Gulf War, 138 in Korea, and 60 in World War II.