Alachua, FL Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
291
Total Crimes
2,910.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.07%
Above National Average
197 out of 292
In Florida
7,109 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Alachua, FL?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Alachua is 2,910.6 per 100,000 people. That's 24.07% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 35.19% higher than the Florida total crime rate of 2,153.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Alachua SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
6

How Does Alachua Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Alachua
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 291 2,910.6 2,153.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.9 6.5
Robbery 3 30.0 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 35 350.1 280.1 279.7
Violent Crime 40 400.1 383.6 387.8
Burglary 35 350.1 240.6 314.2
Larceny 188 1,880.4 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 28 280.1 176.1 246.0
Property Crime 251 2,510.5 1,769.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Alachua

40
Violent Crimes
400.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
3.17%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 249.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Alachua each year. That compares to a 1 in 260.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Alachua is 400.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 3.17% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.30% higher than the Florida violent crime rate of 383.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Alachua

251
Property Crimes
2,510.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
28.20%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 39.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Alachua each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Alachua is 2,510.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 28.20% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 41.88% higher than the Florida property crime rate of 1,769.4 per 100,000 people.

Alachua Crime Compared To Florida Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Florida.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Alachua

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gainesville, FL 135,076 5,339 3,952.6 3,181.2 771.4
Ocala, FL 61,275 2,349 3,833.5 3,159.5 674.0
Palatka, FL 10,436 608 5,826.0 5,289.4 536.6
High Springs, FL 6,285 81 1,288.8 938.7 350.0
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