Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime545n/a (estimate)4,4773,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.27.24.9
Rape1n/a8.242.038.6
Robbery6n/a49.394.9101.9
Assault42n/a345.0328.3237.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)411472373
Burglary116n/a952.9725.6491.4
Theft366n/a3,006.62,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a106.8212.7220.2
Property crime495n/a (estimate)4,0662,9792,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Jacksonville, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Jacksonville, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Jacksonville, AL averages 30% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 57% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Jacksonville, AL is 13% lower than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 10% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 37% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 64% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Jacksonville, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville is 57% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.27 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jacksonville, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Jacksonville, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.30 times more than the Alabama average and 1.57 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jacksonville, AL is 1.15 times less than the Alabama average, and it is 1.10 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jacksonville, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.37 times more than the Alabama average and 1.64 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Jacksonville, AL compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Jacksonville, AL safer than 50% when compared to other Alabama cities, and 21% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Jacksonville, AL. At this time, Jacksonville, AL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 244
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Jacksonville, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jacksonville, AL you have a 1 in 244 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jacksonville, AL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Jacksonville, AL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Jacksonville, AL has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Jacksonville, AL has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Jacksonville, AL has increased by 6% year to year.

Jacksonville police department

ItemJacksonvilleAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)339,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.13.3
There are a total of 33 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.2% less than the Alabama average and 19.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Heflin, AL3,497113454567
Choccolocco, AL2,443103652755
Hokes Bluff, AL4,3131381,1541,292
White Plains, AL5442151,3541,569
Alexandria, AL3,9472191,3831,602
Jacksonville, AL12,4164114,0664,477

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mounds View, MN12,4122112,5752,786
New Carrollton, MD12,4124201,7202,141
Channahon, IL12,42232388420
Wilmington, OH12,4241944,4134,607
Loveland, OH12,4251991,7671,966
Jacksonville, AL12,4164114,0664,477
Source: The Jacksonville, AL 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.