Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime611n/a (estimate)3,2012,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.25.84.9
Rape5n/a26.237.538.6
Robbery4n/a21.0115.9101.9
Assault50n/a261.9224.6237.8
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)314384373
Burglary79n/a413.9361.1491.4
Theft468n/a2,451.81,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a21.0137.3220.2
Property crime551n/a (estimate)2,8871,9892,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Jacksonville, IL is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 35% higher than the average of crimes committed in Illinois. It is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Jacksonville, IL shows a crime rate that is 18% lower than the Illinois average. The crime rate is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Jacksonville, IL is shown to be 45% higher than the Illinois average and 16% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.77 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Jacksonville, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Jacksonville, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the Illinois average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Jacksonville, IL is 1.22 times less than the Illinois average and 1.19 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Jacksonville, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.45 times more than the Illinois average and 1.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Illinois and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Jacksonville, IL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Jacksonville, IL has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Jacksonville, IL is safer than 33% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Jacksonville, IL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Jacksonville, IL is below average in safety when compared with 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 319
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jacksonville, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Jacksonville, IL, you have a 1 in 319 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 35. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville, IL is 1 in 32.

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

Determining whether Jacksonville, IL 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, IL has increased by 101% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Jacksonville, IL has increased by 14% in the same time frame.

Jacksonville police department

ItemJacksonvilleIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4830,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
There are a total of 48 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.8% less than the Illinois average and 24.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Jacksonville, IL3,3090123123
Waverly, IL1,2370158158
Ashland, IL1,2000313313
Winchester, IL1,6441869631,149
Woodson, IL4384642,4042,869
Jacksonville, IL19,3153142,8873,201

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McNair, VA19,3211019651,066
Broadview Heights, OH19,3091231,0901,213
Elko, NV19,3084083,8914,299
Erie, CO19,30590678768
Upper St. Clair, PA19,303129740868
Jacksonville, IL19,3153142,8873,201
Source: The Jacksonville, IL 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.