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Gainesville Crime Rate Report (Florida)

Gainesville crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 18 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Gainesville for 2018 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Gainesville in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 66.95% and the city property crime rate in Gainesville was higher than the national property crime rate average by 52.59%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Gainesville was higher than the violent crime rate in Florida by 54.05% and the city property crime rate in Gainesville was higher than the property crime rate in Florida by 39.19%.

Property and Violent Crime
Gainesville Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Gainesville Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Gainesville Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault536
Arson8
Burglary590
Larceny and Theft3,951
Motor Vehicle Theft367
Murder and Manslaughter3
Rape142
Robbery189
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,829
Property Crime4,908
Violent Crime870
2018 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault463
Arson6
Burglary219
Larceny and Theft3,762
Motor Vehicle Theft242
Murder and Manslaughter3
Rape116
Robbery158
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,136
Property Crime4,215
Violent Crime739

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Gainesville Property Crime

Gainesville Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Gainesville Crime 2016

Gainesville Crime 2018

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Gainesville Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Gainesville Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Gainesville, Florida crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Gainesville crime report data for 2018 was projected from 18 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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