Tuscaloosa has a population of 101,124. During the past three years, Tuscaloosa saw 13,630 arrests. For 2017, the Tuscaloosa's arrest rate totaled 459.63 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 45.2% makes Tuscaloosa higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 474 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Tuscaloosa also totaled 4,174 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Coaling and Northport, Tuscaloosa is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Tuscaloosa had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Tuscaloosa averaged 474 violent crimes and 4,174 non-violent crimes.
The city of Tuscaloosa experienced 5,218 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 87 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 445 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 2,089, and the aggravated assault total was 2,597.