The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report definition of rape is “Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.” Force or threat of force is necessary (unless the victim is unable or too young to give consent) before a sexual offense is reported in this category.
Crime is a social determinant of health. Monitoring changes in types of crime helps in planning prevention strategies and public awareness programs.
In 2022, the rate per 100,000 of Rape in Alachua County was 26.2 compared to Florida at 10.3. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.
Alachua County is in the fourth quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, there are less Rape in about three quarters of the counties.
The map illustrates county data by quartile. A quartile map is presented when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.Links: Healthy People 2030|Other Resource
Rape, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2022
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Rape, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year