Domestic violence is any criminal homicide, manslaughter, rape (includes forcible sodomy), fondling, aggravated assault, aggravated stalking, simple assault, threat/intimidation, or simple stalking of one family or household member by another family or household member. A family or household member means spouses, former spouses, parents, children, siblings, other family members, cohabitants, and persons who are parents of a child in common regardless of whether they have been married.
Crime is a social determinant of health. Monitoring changes in types of crime helps in planning prevention strategies and public awareness programs.
In 2020, the rate per 100,000 of Domestic Violence Offenses in Alachua County was 607.2 compared to Florida at 492.2. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the third quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, there are less Domestic Violence Offenses in about one half of the counties, and more in about one quarter of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. When fewer than 51 counties have data or zero values, no quartile map will be presented.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Domestic Violence Offenses, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2020
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Domestic Violence Offenses, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year