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Crime rate in Alachua, Florida (FL): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Alachua, FL compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Alachua, FL

The 2019 crime rate in Alachua, FL is 216 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 71.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Alachua crime rate fell by 22% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Alachua has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Alachua, FL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Alachua:

215.9
High Springs:

238.6
Gainesville:

384.4
Newberry:

563.1
Archer:

1,033.1
Waldo:

457.6
Hampton:

209.1
Micanopy:

360.2
Trenton:

79.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Alachua by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
3
(34.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.3)
3
(30.7)
1
(10.9)
3
(32.4)
2
(21.4)
5
(52.9)
4
(41.3)
6
(60.6)
4
(39.9)
1
(9.9)
4
(39.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(143.2)
10
(113.2)
6
(63.8)
16
(165.5)
12
(123.0)
6
(65.3)
4
(43.2)
2
(21.4)
7
(74.0)
1
(10.3)
4
(40.4)
6
(59.8)
6
(59.3)
7
(69.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
69
(898.0)
54
(611.3)
36
(383.1)
38
(393.0)
27
(276.7)
23
(250.5)
33
(356.2)
32
(342.7)
21
(222.1)
28
(289.0)
32
(323.2)
30
(298.9)
45
(444.5)
30
(297.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(1,158)
80
(905.7)
96
(1,021)
89
(920.5)
76
(778.9)
59
(642.6)
66
(712.4)
40
(428.4)
54
(571.1)
51
(526.5)
64
(646.5)
45
(448.3)
37
(365.5)
32
(317.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
285
(3,709)
306
(3,464)
247
(2,628)
244
(2,524)
193
(1,978)
218
(2,374)
159
(1,716)
120
(1,285)
162
(1,713)
204
(2,106)
219
(2,212)
211
(2,102)
204
(2,015)
191
(1,897)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(429.5)
26
(294.4)
16
(170.2)
13
(134.5)
9
(92.2)
15
(163.4)
6
(64.8)
6
(64.3)
10
(105.8)
6
(61.9)
23
(232.3)
10
(99.6)
22
(217.3)
7
(69.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(65.1)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
2
(19.9)
2
(19.8)
1
(9.9)
City-Data.com crime index496.7431.6294.5312.6257.9231.4233.8178.6225.9220.0277.6233.0277.7215.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Alachua, Florida as of June 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alachua is 273 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Alachua, FL?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Alachua:

223.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Alachua:

301.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Alachua:

219.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Alachua:

242.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Alachua:

191.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Alachua:

200.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Alachua:

203.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Alachua:

232.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Alachua:

168.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Alachua:

230.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Alachua:

289.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Alachua:

234.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Alachua:

418.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Alachua:

533.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Alachua:

390.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Alachua:

247.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Alachua:

453.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Alachua:

405.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Alachua:

168.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Alachua:

206.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Alachua:

209.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Alachua:

274.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Alachua:

219.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Alachua:

215.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Alachua:

159.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Alachua:

238.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Alachua:

271.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Alachua:

268.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Alachua:

330.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Alachua:

361.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Alachua:

398.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Alachua:

481.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Alachua:

369.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Alachua:

393.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Alachua:

518.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Alachua:

529.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Florida average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Florida average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 28 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Florida average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Florida average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Florida average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Florida average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Florida average:

2.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Florida average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 26 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Florida average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Florida average:

2.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Alachua, FL
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 32615, 32616, 32643, 32653.