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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 74%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville Beach/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,058n/a (estimate)4,4382,6672,580
Murder1n/a4.25.25.0
Rape18n/a75.539.642.6
Robbery36n/a151.079.386.2
Assault88n/a369.1260.8246.8
Violent crime143n/a (estimate)600385381
Burglary67n/a281.0337.7376.0
Theft786n/a3,296.71,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft62n/a260.0193.3228.9
Property crime915n/a (estimate)3,8382,2822,200

Key findings

  • Jacksonville Beach crime rates are 72% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jacksonville Beach are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Jacksonville Beach you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jacksonville Beach is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville Beach has decreased by 23%

Jacksonville Beach crime map

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The Jacksonville Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jacksonville Beach 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 Jacksonville Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Jacksonville Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Jacksonville Beach, per 100,000 residents. In Jacksonville Beach, the total number of daily crimes is 1.66 times more than the Florida average and 1.72 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Jacksonville Beach are 1.56 times more than the Florida average and 1.58 times more than the national average. For property crime, Jacksonville Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.68 times more than the Florida average and 1.74 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Jacksonville Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Jacksonville Beach, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jacksonville Beach is safer than 18% of the cities in Florida and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Florida and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Jacksonville Beach. Overall, Jacksonville Beach is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 167
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville Beach is 1 in 23
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jacksonville Beach? In Jacksonville Beach, FL you have a 1 in 167 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jacksonville Beach.

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

      Determining whether Jacksonville Beach is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Jacksonville Beach violent crime rates have increased by 29%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 27% year over year. Total crimes for Jacksonville Beach has decreased by 23% in the same time frame.

      Jacksonville Beach police department

      ItemJacksonville BeachFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7931,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.23.3
      There are a total of 79 Jacksonville Beach police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.4% less than the Florida average and 11.4% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Florida

      StateTotal offendersFlorida /100KNational /100K
      Florida53,771330266
      There are a total of 53,771 sex offenders in Florida. This yields a total of 330 sex offenders in Florida per 100,000 residents which is 24% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sawgrass, FL4,847100593693
      Nocatee, FL9,836135801936
      Palm Valley, FL21,4411629581,120
      Fruit Cove, FL31,4191731,0231,196
      Neptune Beach, FL6,8171781,4761,654
      Atlantic Beach, FL13,0892181,7892,007
      Jacksonville Beach, FL22,5196003,8384,438

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Millbrae, CA22,5221881,0001,187
      Gallup, NM22,5231,5386,8938,430
      Garden City, NY22,531147605752
      Hastings, MN22,5011841,8071,991
      New Castle, PA22,5005612,7203,282
      Jacksonville Beach, FL22,5196003,8384,438
      Source: The Jacksonville Beach, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.