Reported Annual Crime In Augusta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,763 (estimate)3,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.04.9
Rapen/an/an/a31.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a119.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a220.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)641 (estimate)378373
Burglaryn/an/an/a649.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a259.2220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)5,123 (estimate)3,0222,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Augusta is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.79 daily crimes that occur in Augusta.
  • Augusta is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Augusta you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Augusta has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Augusta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Augusta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Augusta is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Augusta is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta is 1 in 18

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

Augusta police department

ItemAugustaGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.93.3

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
Blythe, GA6910429429
Burnettown, SC2,7421081,1861,294
Grovetown, GA12,1791831,4491,631
Jackson, SC1,5452271,4161,643
Langley, SC1,1182501,6351,885
Augusta, GA196,5516415,1235,763

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Little Rock, AR196,1881,4856,4717,956
Huntington Beach, CA195,6862072,4322,638
Glendale, CA195,380961,7371,833
Mobile, AL194,9426114,3124,922
Amarillo, TX194,9306434,6635,306
Augusta, GA196,5516415,1235,763
Source: The Augusta, 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.