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Jacksonville, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Jacksonville, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Jacksonville compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Jacksonville, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,015 total crimes reported in Jacksonville, Texas (975 of them violent). Of the 802 crimes that occur a year in Jacksonville, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jacksonville, Texas every 10 hours. This includes 7 murders, 141 rapes, and more than five thousand thefts (including 361 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Jacksonville, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Jacksonville increased by 6 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 6 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in Jacksonville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than eight hundred for Jacksonville, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Jacksonville, Texas (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Jacksonville, Texas (1999-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Jacksonville, Texas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Jacksonville 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.