Phenix City has a population of 37,841. During the past three years, Phenix City saw 6,001 arrests. For 2017, the Phenix City's arrest rate totaled 459.55 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 45.18% makes Phenix City higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 251 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Phenix City also totaled 1,488 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
Overall, Phenix City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Phenix City averaged 251 violent crimes and 1,488 non-violent crimes.
The city of Phenix City experienced 2,315 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 46 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 246 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 656, and the aggravated assault total was 1,367.