Jackson, AL
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With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Jackson has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 20. Within Alabama, more than 84% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Jackson.

Importantly, when you compare Jackson to other communities of similar population, then Jackson crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Jackson does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Jackson does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Jackson.

For Jackson, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Jackson is one in 121.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Jackson is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Jackson, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Jackson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Jackson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

205

246

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.25

41.27

49.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jackson 8.25
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 121

in Jackson

1 in 212

in Alabama

Jackson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,967
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 6 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.21 1.21 5.84

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jackson 41.27
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Jackson

1 in 34

in Alabama

Jackson Property CRIMES

Population: 4,967
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 153 7
Rate per 1,000 9.06 30.80 1.41

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Jackson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jackson 16
Alabama 15

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