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St. Johns County, Florida Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 31,471 total crimes reported in St. Johns County, Florida (4,018 of them violent). Of the 3,147 crimes that take place per year in St. Johns County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. Johns County, Florida every 2 hours. This includes 21 murders, 141 rapes, and at least twenty-one thousand thefts (including 1,610 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in St. Johns County, Florida for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in St. Johns County has risen by 82%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 84%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in St. Johns County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about seven thousand for St. Johns County, Florida in 2009.

Crime Trends in St. Johns County, Florida (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

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Crime Data Information

St. Johns County, Florida law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for St. Johns 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.