Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37,476n/a (estimate)4,3213,2752,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder97n/a11.25.14.9
Rape471n/a54.337.338.6
Robbery1,398n/a161.2104.3101.9
Assault3,656n/a421.6315.2237.8
Violent crime5,622n/a (estimate)648462373
Burglary6,082n/a701.3539.0491.4
Theft23,456n/a2,704.62,073.61,775.4
Vehicle theft2,316n/a267.0200.6220.2
Property crime31,854n/a (estimate)3,6732,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Jacksonville, FL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Jacksonville, 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, FL is 32% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Florida, and when compared with the national average, is 51% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Jacksonville, FL has 40% higher than violent crime rate than Florida average, while remaining 74% higher than the national average. In property crime, Jacksonville, FL is 31% higher than the average of Florida and is 48% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.84 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville has decreased by 7%.

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Compare Jacksonville, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jacksonville, FL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jacksonville, FL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida state wide, are 1.32 times more than the state average and 1.51 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Jacksonville, FL on a daily bases are 1.40 times more than than Florida average and 1.74 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jacksonville, FL are 1.31 times more than the daily state average and 1.48 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

How safe is Jacksonville, FL compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jacksonville, FL is safer than 25% of the cities in Florida and 13% 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, FL. Overall, Jacksonville, FL is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 24
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Jacksonville, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Jacksonville, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 155. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Jacksonville, FL is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Jacksonville, FL is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Jacksonville, FL has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Jacksonville, FL has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jacksonville, FL has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Jacksonville police department

ItemJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,278556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

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
Orange Park, FL8,4724162,1142,530
Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL5,5064612,8083,269
Oakleaf Plantation, FL22,3184762,8983,374
Lakeside, FL31,5225113,1123,623
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL13,5785393,2813,820
Jacksonville, FL837,5336483,6734,321

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Indianapolis, IN835,0971,2884,7916,079
San Francisco, CA829,0727776,1386,915
Columbus, OH811,9435463,9344,481
Austin, TX864,2183733,7714,143
Fort Worth, TX778,5735253,5864,111
Jacksonville, FL837,5336483,6734,321
Source: The Jacksonville, 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.