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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 44%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJacksonville/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,521 (estimate)2,7292,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a31.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a72.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a262.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)480 (estimate)372379
Burglaryn/an/an/a519.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,666.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.2219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,041 (estimate)2,3572,110

Key findings

  • Jacksonville crime rates are 41% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jacksonville are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jacksonville is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville has increased by 28%

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      Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 209
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 29

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

      Jacksonville police department

      ItemJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15114,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.83.3
      There are a total of 151 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.8% less than the North Carolina average and 35.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pumpkin Center, NC1,700110695805
      Maysville, NC9370838838
      Richlands, NC2,6371621,0271,189
      Sneads Ferry, NC3,6011931,2251,418
      Half Moon, NC7,6263902,4722,863
      Piney Green, NC13,4274052,5662,972
      Jacksonville, NC68,4044803,0413,521

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waterloo, IA68,3574522,4842,935
      St. Charles, MO68,3414552,4242,879
      Pasco, WA68,5672231,7812,003
      Frederick, MD68,2294051,8682,273
      Mount Vernon, NY68,2175631,2451,809
      Jacksonville, NC68,4044803,0413,521
      Source: The Jacksonville, NC 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.