Reported Annual Crime In Gainesville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGainesville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,121 (estimate)3,4822,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGainesville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a41.641.7
Robberyn/an/an/a86.598.0
Assaultn/an/an/a387.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)771 (estimate)524383
Burglaryn/an/an/a645.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a263.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,350 (estimate)2,9572,362
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The Gainesville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gainesville 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 Gainesville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gainesville is 87% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.03 daily crimes that occur in Gainesville.
  • Gainesville is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gainesville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gainesville has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Gainesville (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gainesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gainesville is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gainesville is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gainesville is 1 in 20

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

Gainesville police department

ItemGainesvilleAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

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
Union, AL2607434,1924,934
Epes, AL1697694,3385,106
Boligee, AL5948334,7025,535
Gainesville, AL2747714,3505,121

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Hampton, MO2748524,5585,411
Nazareth, TX2744962,8963,392
Sparta, KY2743092,9113,220
Roaring Springs, TX2746453,7634,407
Allen, MI2745962,3852,981
Gainesville, AL2747714,3505,121
Source: The Gainesville, AL 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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