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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 51%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJay/100k peopleFlorida/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,872 (estimate)2,6672,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a260.8246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)559 (estimate)385381
Burglaryn/an/an/a337.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,750.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,313 (estimate)2,2822,200

Key findings

  • Jay crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jay are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Jay you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jay is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jay has decreased by 9%

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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 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jay is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jay is 1 in 26

      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.

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      Allentown, FL1,143118698815
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      Jay, FL3995593,3133,872

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      Jay, FL3995593,3133,872
      Source: The Jay, 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.