Prattville Alabama: Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Prattville in Autauga and Elmore counties of Alabama state houses a population of 33.960 as per figures released by the 2010 census. The population jumped to 35,317 in 2014. 51.9% of Prattville’s population is female. The number of artesian wells found in the city has led to its nickname as "The Fountain City." An estimate made in 2017 put Prattville's population at 35,498.
The population density is 405.88 people per sq km. The city was founded in 1839 by industrialist-architect Daniel Pratt. It contains several sites of historical importance such as the Bell House and Buena Vista. The city's resident population is 78.5% White. 55% of Prattville's 12,711 households consist of married people. The average household size here is 2.64. 27.9% of the city's population falls between the age of 25-44. The median age of the population is 36.3. There exist 91.1 males for every 100 females.
The median income for a household in Prattville was calculated to be $45,728 in 2010. It was calculated to be $58,252 in 2016. Males earned a median income of about $10,000 more than females. The per capita income for the city was $19,832. At 2016, this figure rose to $28,212. 8.3% of the city’s population fell below the poverty line with 6.4% of families being counted. In 2016, the poverty rate rose to 10.6%.
More than 31% of Prattville’s adult population has graduated from high school.
It has 114 registered sex offenders among its current population.
92 full-time law enforcement officers work in Prattville. The average number of officers per 1000 residents is a little short of the average for Alabama.
The unemployment rate counted in Prattville was 4.9% in September 2015. It was 1% more in Alabama.
The religion most commonly followed among Prattville residents is Evangelical Protestantism.
Both the adult diabetes rate and obesity rate is lower than the average found in Alabama.
Manufacturing was the most common industry as of 2016 and most of Prattville’s residents are engaged in management occupations.
The city is a popular golfing destination.
Crime and Arrest Statistics
The crime rate in Prattville is surprisingly high. It is higher than the national average for all other communities at 41 crimes committed every 1000 residents. You stand a 1 in 25 chance of falling victim to a property or violent crime in Prattville. Prattville's crime rate is 79% higher than the other cities of Alabama. Prattville's crime rate, when compared to other communities of similar size, is significantly higher.
Violent crime in Prattville occurs more frequently than other communities that share a similar population size in the U.S. You risk a 1 in 424 chance of falling victim to a violent crime such as rape, murder, aggravated assault or armed robbery in Prattville, i.e. two crimes per thousand residents.
In the rest of Alabama, the risk calculated is 1 in 188 people which is much more than Prattville's violent crime risk. There are 39 cases of assault, 26 cases of robbery, 17 cases of rape and 2 cases of murder reported annually. The rate of murder and rape is higher than the national average, but robbery and assault rates are lower.
Property crimes recorded here happen more commonly at a possibility of one for every 26 individuals, i.e. 38% per thousand population. Burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and arson are considered property crimes. The property crime rate in Alabama is 29.48 which is much lower than Prattville’s. The rate of theft is almost double that of the national average.
Prattville is considered safer than only 10% of other cities in America. A total of 1,445 crimes are committed here annually. 1,361 of these are property crimes while the rest are violent crimes. The violent crime rate for Alabama is 5.32 per 1000 residents which is much higher than the average for Prattville.
With 43 crimes committed per sq mile in Prattville, it is definitely not the safest city in Alabama.