Spanish Fort has a population of 8,584. During the past three years, Spanish Fort saw 843 arrests. For 2017, the Spanish Fort's arrest rate totaled 417.06 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 31.75% makes Spanish Fort higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 32 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Spanish Fort also totaled 326 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Daphne and Fairhope, Spanish Fort is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, Spanish Fort had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Spanish Fort averaged 32 violent crimes and 326 non-violent crimes.
The city of Spanish Fort experienced 118 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 9 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 27, and the aggravated assault total was 82.