Reported Annual Crime In Albany

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbany/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,702n/a (estimate)6,2403,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbany/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a13.36.04.9
Rape35n/a46.431.638.6
Robbery201n/a266.7119.9101.9
Assault554n/a735.2220.8237.8
Violent crime800n/a (estimate)1,062378373
Burglary1,137n/a1,508.8649.8491.4
Theft2,616n/a3,471.52,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft149n/a197.7259.2220.2
Property crime3,902n/a (estimate)5,1783,0222,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Albany, GA. The total number of reported crimes in Albany, GA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Albany, GA crime rate is 83% higher than the Georgia average and is 118% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Albany, GA has a violent crime rate that is 181% higher than the Georgia average and 185% higher than the national average. For property crime, Albany, GA is 71% higher than the Georgia average and 108% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Albany is 118% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.09 daily crimes that occur in Albany.
  • Albany is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Albany you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Albany has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Albany (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Albany, GA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Albany, GA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia state wide, are 1.83 times more than the state average and 2.18 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Albany, GA on a daily bases are 2.81 times more than than Georgia average and 2.85 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Albany, GA are 1.71 times more than the daily state average and 2.08 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Albany (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Albany, GA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Albany, GA to other cities in the state and across the country, Albany, GA is 7% safer than other cities of Georgia and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Georgia cities and all around the United States, Albany, GA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Albany, GA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Albany

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Albany is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Albany is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Albany is 1 in 17
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Albany, GA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Albany, GA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Albany, GA is 1 in 17.

Year Over Year Crime In Albany (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Albany, GA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Albany, GA has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Albany, GA has decreased by 6% year over year. The number of total crimes in Albany, GA has decreased by 5% year over year.

Albany police department

ItemAlbanyGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20711,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.93.3
There are a total of 207 Albany police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Georgia average and 19.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leesburg, GA2,9361701,3601,530
Putney, GA2,7161881,5041,692
Sasser, GA3735384,3054,843
Baconton, GA8315704,5575,127
Albany, GA76,9461,0625,1786,240

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Joseph, MO77,0405155,8866,401
Mountain View city, CA76,7411961,2041,400
Melbourne, FL77,2169083,9864,894
Medford, OR76,6484956,1156,610
Fayetteville, AR77,2644964,4204,916
Albany, GA76,9461,0625,1786,240
Source: The Albany, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.