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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 48%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)1,4242,5242,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape1n/a158.239.442.6
Robbery1n/a158.275.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0258.3250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)316378379
Burglary1n/a158.2295.2340.5
Theft5n/a791.11,668.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a158.2181.8219.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)1,1082,1462,110

Key findings

  • Jay crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jay are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Jay you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jay is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jay has decreased by 63%

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      Daily Crime In Jay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jay is 1 in 316
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jay is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jay is 1 in 71

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

      Jay police department

      ItemJayFloridaNational
      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

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      Allentown, FL1,143116656772
      Chumuckla, FL1,086137779916
      Century, FL1,4152051,1651,370
      Pine Level, FL2162131,2071,419
      Flomaton, AL1,6702571,3441,601
      East Brewton, AL2,8302731,4271,699
      Berrydale, FL3143562,0202,376
      Jay, FL3993161,1081,424

      Cities with similar population

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      Roper, NC3995833,6914,274
      Lake Mystic, FL3995393,0613,600
      Lostine, OR3993883,7344,122
      Gamaliel, KY3993032,6532,956
      Westcliffe, CO3995463,7114,257
      Jay, FL3993161,1081,424
      Source: The Jay, 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.