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Duval County, Florida Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Duval County, Florida. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Duval County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Duval County, Florida, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 538,105 total crimes reported in Duval County, Florida (75,296 of them violent). Of the 53,811 crimes that happen every year in Duval County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Duval County, Florida every 9 minutes. This includes 982 murders, 2,969 rapes, and almost three hundred and fifty-eight thousand thefts (including 49,109 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Duval County, Florida for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Duval County has grown by 8%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 9%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Duval County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than fifty-five thousand for Duval County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in Duval County, Florida (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Duval County, Florida (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Duval County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Duval County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.