Reported Annual Crime In Americus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmericus/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,098n/a (estimate)6,8173,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmericus/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a18.66.04.9
Rape2n/a12.431.638.6
Robbery37n/a229.7119.9101.9
Assault114n/a707.8220.8237.8
Violent crime156n/a (estimate)969378373
Burglary246n/a1,527.3649.8491.4
Theft678n/a4,209.42,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a111.8259.2220.2
Property crime942n/a (estimate)5,8483,0222,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Americus, GA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Americus, GA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Americus, GA is 100% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Georgia, and when compared with the national average, is 138% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Americus, GA has 156% higher than violent crime rate than Georgia average, while remaining 160% higher than the national average. In property crime, Americus, GA is 94% higher than the average of Georgia and is 135% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Americus is 138% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.68 daily crimes that occur in Americus.
  • Americus is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Americus you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Americus has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Americus (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Americus, GA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Georgia as well as those across America as a whole. The Americus, GA total amount of daily offenses is 2.00 times more than the Georgia average and 2.38 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Americus, GA is 2.56 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 2.60 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Americus, GA has a daily crime figure that is 1.94 times more than the Georgia average and 2.35 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Americus (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Americus, GA compared to every other city in Georgia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Americus, GA ranks safer than 5% of every city located within Georgia along with 2% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Americus, GA. As a result, Americus, GA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Americus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Americus is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Americus is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Americus is 1 in 15
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Americus, GA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Americus, GA, then there is a 1 in 104 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 18. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 15 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Americus, GA.

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

A good indicator of whether Americus, 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 Americus, GA has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Americus, GA has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Americus, GA has decreased by 26% year over year.

Americus police department

ItemAmericusGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4511,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.93.3
There are a total of 45 Americus police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Georgia average and 18.9% 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
Ellaville, GA2,0992111,9512,162
Plains, GA5745214,1624,683
Leslie, GA4355344,2694,803
De Soto, GA2645404,3214,861
Smithville, GA6035644,5065,069
Americus, GA16,5579695,8486,817

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fremont, OH16,5552816,1906,471
Roosevelt, NY16,5544561,9232,378
Amesbury Town, MA16,5543871,6722,058
Bridgeview, IL16,5502912,4432,733
Moraga, CA16,549401,1691,209
Americus, GA16,5579695,8486,817
Source: The Americus, 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.