Violent Crime 
Violent Crimes include: murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

Crime is a social determinant of health. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's uniform crime index establishes a standardized definition of crime classification overcoming differences in individual state statues. Monitoring changes in types of crime helps in planning prevention strategies and public awareness programs.

In 2021, the rate per 100,000 of Violent Crime in Alachua County, data was not measured compared to 367.3 statewide.

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Measure Type 
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Alachua County
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Violent Crime, Rate Per 100,000 Population, 2021
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Violent Crime, Rate Per 100,000 Population, Single Year
Data YearCountDenomRateMOVCountDenomRateMOV
20011,856221,643837.4*37.9124,19716,384,860758.04.2 is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.
Data Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
3/29/2023 6:07:24 PM
Data Note(s)
  • Violent crimes include: murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • This is primary, quantitative data.
  • All population-based rates are calculated using July 1 Florida population estimates from the Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research.
  • In 2021, the sum of county data may be less than the statewide total due to a transition in reporting systems. County data is available from one of FDLE's reporting systems, but not the other. The statewide totals include data from both of FDLE's reporting systems.
  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
  • Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.
  • Quartiles are calculated when data are available for at least 51 counties.
  • MOV - Measure of Variability: Probable range of values resulting from random fluctuations in the number of events. Not calculated when numerator is below 5 or denominator is below 20, or count or rate is suppressed. The MOV is useful for comparing rates to a goal or standard. For example, if the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is less than the MOV, the county rate is not significantly different from the statewide rate (alpha level = 0.05). When the absolute difference between the county rate and the statewide rate is greater than the MOV, the county rate is significantly different from the statewide rate. MOV should not be used to determine if the rates of two different counties, or the county rates for two different years, are statistically significantly different.
  • Denom - abbreviated for denominator.
  • Population estimates are not available for persons whose county of residence is unknown. Given this, the denominator and associated rate are not available.
  • * - Indicates the county rate is statistically significantly different from the statewide rate.