Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,812n/a (estimate)2,6413,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.95.14.9
Rape16n/a23.326.738.6
Robbery33n/a48.187.9101.9
Assault55n/a80.2227.3237.8
Violent crime106n/a (estimate)154347373
Burglary287n/a418.3745.2491.4
Theft1,368n/a1,993.81,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft51n/a74.3133.8220.2
Property crime1,706n/a (estimate)2,4862,7502,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Jacksonville, NC. The total number of reported crimes in Jacksonville, NC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Jacksonville, NC crime rate is 15% lower than the North Carolina average and is 8% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Jacksonville, NC has a violent crime rate that is 55% lower than the North Carolina average and 59% lower than the national average. For property crime, Jacksonville, NC is 10% lower than the North Carolina average and equal to the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.24 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville has decreased by 53%.

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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, NC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for North Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Jacksonville, NC total amount of daily offenses is 1.17 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.08 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jacksonville, NC is 2.25 times less than the North Carolina average, and it is 2.41 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jacksonville, NC has a daily crime figure that is 1.11 times less than the North Carolina average and 1.00 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Jacksonville, NC compared to other areas of North Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Jacksonville, NC safer than 74% when compared to other North Carolina cities, and 51% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in North Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Jacksonville, NC. At this time, Jacksonville, NC sees a above 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 648
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Jacksonville, NC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Jacksonville, NC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 648. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 41 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Jacksonville, NC is 1 in 38.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jacksonville, NC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Jacksonville, NC has decreased by 67%, the amount of property crime in Jacksonville, NC has decreased by 52%, and the total amount of crime in Jacksonville, NC has decreased by 53% year to year.

Jacksonville police department

ItemJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15114,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.83.3
There are a total of 151 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.8% less than the North Carolina average and 35.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richlands, NC2,47059585644
Maysville, NC1,09899692791
Pumpkin Center, NC1,9521249811,105
Sneads Ferry, NC3,8301901,5061,697
Half Moon, NC8,6553472,7513,098
Jacksonville, NC69,3001542,4862,641

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milpitas, CA69,3461022,6032,705
Santa Fe, NM69,2454394,3914,830
Missouri City, TX69,1522031,7401,943
Atascocita, TX69,4703752,5792,955
Layton, UT69,5081572,0222,178
Jacksonville, NC69,3001542,4862,641
Source: The Jacksonville, NC 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.