Reported Annual Crime In Alachua

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlachua/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime306n/a (estimate)3,0492,9202,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlachua/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape4n/a39.937.841.7
Robbery6n/a59.888.698.0
Assault30n/a298.9276.5248.9
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)399408383
Burglary45n/a448.3423.4430.4
Theft211n/a2,102.21,884.51,694.4
Vehicle theft10n/a99.6204.5237.4
Property crime266n/a (estimate)2,6502,5122,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Alachua, FL 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 4% higher than the average of crimes committed in Florida. It is also 11% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Alachua, FL shows a crime rate that is 2% lower than the Florida average. The crime rate is also 4% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Alachua, FL is shown to be 5% higher than the Florida average and 12% higher than the national average.
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The Alachua crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alachua as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Alachua crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alachua is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.35 daily crimes that occur in Alachua.
  • Alachua is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alachua you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alachua has not changed.

Compare Alachua, FL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Alachua (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Alachua, FL per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Florida and on a national scale. In Alachua, FL the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.04 times more than the Florida average and 1.11 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Alachua, FL is 1.02 times less than the Florida average and 1.04 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Alachua, FL has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the Florida average and 1.12 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Alachua (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Alachua, FL area in comparison to other Florida communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Alachua, FL being safer than 41% of cities in Florida and 27% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Florida cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Alachua, FL. In conclusion, Alachua, FL now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alachua

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alachua is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alachua is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alachua is 1 in 33
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Alachua, FL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Alachua, FL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 251. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 38 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 Alachua, FL is 1 in 33.

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

A good indicator of whether Alachua, FL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Alachua, FL has increased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Alachua, FL has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Alachua, FL has not changed year over year.

Alachua police department

ItemAlachuaFloridaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2631,023558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.23.3
There are a total of 26 Alachua police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.7% less than the Florida average and 13.7% less 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
High Springs, FL5,6782321,1081,340
Newberry, FL5,4103622,2282,590
Fort White, FL8174752,9263,401
Spring Ridge, FL4214983,0643,562
La Crosse, FL2595193,1953,714
Worthington Springs, FL5505723,5234,096
Brooker, FL4635823,5844,166
Alachua, FL9,5533992,6503,049

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mooresville, IN9,553722,8842,956
Pine Ridge, FL9,5542971,8302,128
Snohomish, WA9,5512293,3053,534
Brentwood, PA9,5502561,2791,534
Gunbarrel, CO9,5591441,0541,198
Alachua, FL9,5533992,6503,049
Source: The Alachua, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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