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Total crime 129%
Violent crime 200%
Property crime 116%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSweetwater/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35,9745,698 (estimate)3,9572,5242,489
Murder129n/a14.25.25.0
Rape554n/a60.939.442.6
Robbery1,294n/a142.375.581.6
Assault3,909n/a430.0258.3250.2
Violent crime5,8861,138 (estimate)647378379
Burglary4,906n/a539.6295.2340.5
Theft22,373n/a2,460.91,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft2,809n/a309.0181.8219.9
Property crime30,0884,560 (estimate)3,3092,1462,110

Key findings

  • Sweetwater crime rates are 129% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sweetwater are 200% higher than the national average
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sweetwater is safer than 18% of the cities in Florida
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville has increased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Sweetwater (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sweetwater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 18

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

      Jacksonville police department

      ItemSweetwaterJacksonvilleFlorida
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2,9722,97231,023
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.54.2
      There are a total of 2,972 Sweetwater police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Jacksonville average and 16.5% less than the Florida 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
      Fruit Cove, FL31,4191699621,131
      Baldwin, FL1,8491821,0321,214
      Fleming Island, FL29,2472571,4601,717
      Orange Park, FL8,6031471,7281,875
      Asbury Lake, FL8,7443041,7262,031
      Oakleaf Plantation, FL25,4473872,1972,584
      Lakeside, FL31,2014382,4882,926
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133
      Charlotte, NC808,8347393,9264,665
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      Source: The Sweetwater, Jacksonville, FL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.