Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,185n/a (estimate)5,1523,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape14n/a60.937.338.6
Robbery32n/a139.1104.3101.9
Assault78n/a339.1315.2237.8
Violent crime124n/a (estimate)539462373
Burglary98n/a426.1539.0491.4
Theft904n/a3,930.62,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft59n/a256.5200.6220.2
Property crime1,061n/a (estimate)4,6132,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Jacksonville Beach, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Jacksonville Beach, FL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Jacksonville Beach, FL is 57% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 80% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Jacksonville Beach, FL has 17% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 45% higher than the national average. In property crime, Jacksonville Beach, FL is 64% higher than the average of Florida and is 85% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville Beach is 80% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.12 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville Beach.
  • Jacksonville Beach is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville Beach you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville Beach has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Jacksonville Beach (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Jacksonville Beach, FL per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Florida as well as national figures. In Jacksonville Beach, FL the total number of daily crimes is 1.57 times more than the Florida average and 1.80 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Jacksonville Beach, FL are 1.17 times more than the Florida average and 1.45 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Jacksonville Beach, FL has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times more than the Florida average and 1.85 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Jacksonville Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Jacksonville Beach, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jacksonville Beach, FL is safer than 31% of the cities in Florida and 14% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Jacksonville Beach, FL. Overall, Jacksonville Beach, FL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 186
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jacksonville Beach, FL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jacksonville Beach, FL you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

Year Over Year Crime In Jacksonville Beach (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Jacksonville Beach, FL is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Jacksonville Beach, FL has decreased by 12% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Jacksonville Beach, FL has increased by 19% in the same time frame.

Jacksonville Beach police department

ItemJacksonville BeachFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7930,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.23.3
There are a total of 79 Jacksonville Beach police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.6% less than the Florida average and 10.8% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Florida

StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
Florida64,107393222
There are a total of 64,107 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 393 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 77% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sawgrass, FL5,0891509151,065
Nocatee, FL5,9231509151,065
Palm Valley, FL20,8881941,1811,375
Fruit Cove, FL30,7702001,2151,415
Atlantic Beach, FL12,8403582,0652,423
Jacksonville Beach, FL21,8225394,6135,152

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Summit, NJ21,82636766803
Okemos, MI21,827179814993
Tysons Corner, VA21,82882784866
North Augusta, SC21,8321424,1814,323
Chillicothe, OH21,8024617,9888,449
Jacksonville Beach, FL21,8225394,6135,152
Source: The Jacksonville Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.