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Crime Report for Jacksonville,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Jacksonville, is 0.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Jacksonville Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Jacksonville, has a violent crime rate of 996 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 805 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Jacksonville 996
FL 805
National 676

Jacksonville, is in the 79% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 92% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 79% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Jacksonville, or said another way, 21% of cities in have crime rates higher than Jacksonville.


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Crime Jacksonville FL Nation
Violent Crime Total 996.4 805.0 676
Murder / NNH 14.3 7.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 32.5 33.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 364.5 271.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 585.2 492.3 315
Property Crime Total 5731.2 4877.7 3726.9
Burglary 1490.2 1145.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 3741.2 3318.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 499.8 414.1 382.3
Arson 15.1 17.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Jacksonville, has a property crime rate of 5731.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4877.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Jacksonville 5731.2
FL 4877.7
National 3727



Jacksonville Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 78
National Percentile Rank - 91