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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 52%
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 peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,493n/a (estimate)3,9302,6672,580
Murder110n/a12.25.25.0
Rape535n/a59.239.642.6
Robbery1,323n/a146.579.386.2
Assault3,413n/a377.9260.8246.8
Violent crime5,381n/a (estimate)596385381
Burglary4,909n/a543.5337.7376.0
Theft22,262n/a2,464.81,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2,941n/a325.6193.3228.9
Property crime30,112n/a (estimate)3,3342,2822,200

Key findings

  • Jacksonville crime rates are 52% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jacksonville are 57% higher than the national average
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jacksonville is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville has decreased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jacksonville on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Florida and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jacksonville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Florida, are 1.47 times more than the state average and 1.52 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Jacksonville on a daily basis are 1.55 times more than than Florida average and 1.57 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jacksonville are 1.46 times more than the daily state average and 1.52 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

      How safe is Jacksonville, Florida compared to other cities in Florida and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jacksonville is safer than 21% of the cities in Florida and 11% 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. Overall, Jacksonville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 168
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 26
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Jacksonville, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 168. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Jacksonville is 1 in 26.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Jacksonville, FL is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Jacksonville has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Jacksonville has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jacksonville has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Jacksonville police department

      ItemJacksonvilleFloridaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31,023558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.23.3

      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
      Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL4,9942921,7292,020
      Orange Park, FL8,6032632,0462,309
      Oakleaf Plantation, FL25,4473942,3362,731
      Lakeside, FL31,2014462,6463,092
      Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL14,3004762,8233,300
      Jacksonville, FL856,6165963,3343,930

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Francisco, CA850,2826915,5346,225
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0384953,5304,025
      Fort Worth, TX815,9305012,8463,347
      Charlotte, NC808,8346693,7464,414
      Jacksonville, FL856,6165963,3343,930
      Source: The Jacksonville, 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.