F
Total crime 60%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 57%
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/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime518n/a (estimate)4,1333,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.07.85.0
Rape3n/a23.940.842.6
Robbery4n/a31.983.486.2
Assault78n/a622.3387.6246.8
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)678520381
Burglary107n/a853.7590.1376.0
Theft300n/a2,393.51,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theft26n/a207.4268.3228.9
Property crime433n/a (estimate)3,4552,8172,200

Key findings

  • Jacksonville crime rates are 60% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jacksonville are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jacksonville is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville has decreased by 20%

Jacksonville crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Jacksonville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jacksonville 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 crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Jacksonville

See all the best places to live around Jacksonville

Compare Jacksonville, AL Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Jacksonville?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Jacksonville?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Jacksonville poll results

      Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Jacksonville for every 100,000 residents. The Jacksonville total amount of daily crime is 1.24 times more than the Alabama average and 1.60 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jacksonville, is 1.31 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 1.78 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Jacksonville has a daily crime average that is 1.23 times more than the Alabama average and 1.57 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Jacksonville, Alabama compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Jacksonville safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Jacksonville is safer than 28% of Alabama cities, and 8% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alabama, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Jacksonville. At this time, Jacksonville sees a below 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 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 25
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Jacksonville, Alabama 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jacksonville.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Jacksonville is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Jacksonville has decreased by 33% and the rate of property crime in Jacksonville has decreased by 16%. The total crime rate in Jacksonville has decreased by 20% year to year.

      Jacksonville police department

      ItemJacksonvilleAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)339,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.13.3
      There are a total of 33 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.2% less than the Alabama average and 19% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Choccolocco, AL2,663106573679
      Hokes Bluff, AL4,299701,1481,219
      Alexandria, AL3,9802591,4051,664
      Glencoe, AL5,1221551,6891,844
      Weaver, AL3,0832941,5941,888
      Heflin, AL3,4893171,7192,036
      West End-Cobb Town, AL3,5503341,8112,145
      Jacksonville, AL12,8276783,4554,133

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Santa Fe, TX12,8391251,2571,382
      Calera, AL12,8391,8492,9934,842
      Prairie Ridge, WA12,8143633,4253,788
      Lone Tree, CO12,8083097,2497,558
      Grovetown, GA12,848961,2791,375
      Jacksonville, AL12,8276783,4554,133
      Source: The Jacksonville, AL 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.