West Blocton has a population of 1,259. During the past three years, West Blocton saw 83 arrests. For 2017, the West Blocton's arrest rate totaled 563.94 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 78.16% makes West Blocton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 16 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West Blocton also totaled 55 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brent and Woodstock, West Blocton is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, West Blocton had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Blocton averaged 16 violent crimes and 55 non-violent crimes.
The city of West Blocton experienced 18 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 2, and the aggravated assault total was 12.