Reported Annual Crime In Jackson

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime231n/a (estimate)4,7553,4822,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.35.3
Rape5n/a102.941.641.7
Robbery2n/a41.286.598.0
Assault26n/a535.2387.8248.9
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)679524394
Burglary43n/a885.1645.7430.4
Theft147n/a3,025.92,048.11,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a164.7263.4237.4
Property crime198n/a (estimate)4,0762,9572,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Jackson, AL 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 37% higher than the average of crimes committed in Alabama. It is also 73% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Jackson, AL shows a crime rate that is 30% higher than the Alabama average. The crime rate is also 72% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Jackson, AL is shown to be 38% higher than the Alabama average and 73% higher than the national average.
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The Jackson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jackson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Jackson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jackson is 73% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.03 daily crimes that occur in Jackson.
  • Jackson is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jackson has decreased by 4%.

Compare Jackson, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jackson, AL for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alabama as well as those across America as a whole. The Jackson, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.37 times more than the Alabama average and 1.73 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jackson, AL is 1.30 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.72 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jackson, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.38 times more than the Alabama average and 1.73 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Alabama and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Jackson, AL? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Jackson, AL has been ranked safer than 29% of other cities in the state of Alabama. In addition, Jackson, AL is safer than 8% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alabama and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Jackson, AL. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Jackson, AL is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jackson, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jackson, AL you have a 1 in 148 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jackson, AL.

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

A good indicator of whether Jackson, AL 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 Jackson, AL has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Jackson, AL has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Jackson, AL has decreased by 4% year over year.

Jackson police department

ItemJacksonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)279,968558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.24.13.3
There are a total of 27 Jackson police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% greater than the Alabama average and 59.2% greater than the National average.

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
Grove Hill, AL1,5831901,0741,264
Leroy, AL7004762,6843,160
St. Stephens, AL3824932,7803,272
Jackson, AL5,0026794,0764,755

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Granite Shoals, TX5,001136679815
Mathis, TX5,0031,2553,5034,758
Shanor-Northvue, PA5,0012061,0831,289
Columbus, WI5,004298616914
Gardnertown, NY5,0043471,4731,820
Jackson, AL5,0026794,0764,755
Source: The Jackson, 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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