Jacksonville, AL
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With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville.

Importantly, when you compare Jacksonville to other communities of similar population, then Jacksonville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jacksonville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Jacksonville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 214. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Jacksonville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Jacksonville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 45 per one thousand population.

Jacksonville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Jacksonville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

554

611

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.66

45.33

49.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jacksonville 4.66
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 214

in Jacksonville

1 in 212

in Alabama

Jacksonville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,222
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 6 49
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.08 0.49 4.01

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
Jacksonville 45.33
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Jacksonville

1 in 34

in Alabama

Jacksonville Property CRIMES

Population: 12,222
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 125 416 13
Rate per 1,000 10.23 34.04 1.06

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

Jacksonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jacksonville 62
Alabama 15