Reported Annual Crime In Jacksonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime624n/a (estimate)5,1363,4802,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape6n/a49.439.440.4
Robbery16n/a131.796.4102.8
Assault101n/a831.3388.2248.5
Violent crime123n/a (estimate)1,012532386
Burglary140n/a1,152.3700.5468.9
Theft335n/a2,757.22,006.31,745.0
Vehicle theft26n/a214.0241.1236.9
Property crime501n/a (estimate)4,1232,9482,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Jacksonville, AL is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Jacksonville, AL. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Jacksonville, AL averages 48% higher than the rest of Alabama while the rate of crime on a national scale is 81% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Jacksonville, AL is 90% higher than the average rate of crime in Alabama and 162% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 40% higher than the remainder of the state of Alabama and 68% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Jacksonville, AL area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jacksonville is 81% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.07 daily crimes that occur in Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jacksonville has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville, AL total amount of daily offenses is 1.48 times more than the Alabama average and 1.81 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jacksonville, AL is 1.90 times more than the Alabama average, and it is 2.62 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jacksonville, AL has a daily crime figure that is 1.40 times more than the Alabama average and 1.68 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, AL compared to other areas of Alabama, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Jacksonville, AL safer than 11% when compared to other Alabama cities, and 3% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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, AL. At this time, Jacksonville, AL 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 99
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 20
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Jacksonville, AL? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jacksonville, AL you have a 1 in 99 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 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jacksonville, AL.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Jacksonville, AL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Jacksonville, AL has increased by 146% and the rate of property crime in Jacksonville, AL has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Jacksonville, AL has increased by 15% 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
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
Heflin, AL3,489229286514
Choccolocco, AL2,663108600708
Hokes Bluff, AL4,299461,2551,301
Alexandria, AL3,9802651,4701,735
Glencoe, AL5,1222331,6501,883
West End-Cobb Town, AL3,5503421,8952,237
White Plains, AL9154622,5603,022
Jacksonville, AL12,8271,0124,1235,136

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Calera, AL12,8394772,6423,119
Santa Fe, TX12,8391751,4881,663
Prairie Ridge, WA12,8143514,0624,413
Lone Tree, CO12,8082437,1147,357
Lakeside, VA12,8062652,2582,523
Jacksonville, AL12,8271,0124,1235,136
Source: The Jacksonville, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.