Reported Annual Crime In Covington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime806n/a (estimate)5,8393,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCovington/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a14.56.04.9
Rape5n/a36.231.638.6
Robbery14n/a101.4119.9101.9
Assault24n/a173.9220.8237.8
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)326378373
Burglary138n/a999.8649.8491.4
Theft584n/a4,231.02,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft39n/a282.5259.2220.2
Property crime761n/a (estimate)5,5133,0222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Covington, GA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Covington, GA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Covington, GA averages 72% higher than the rest of Georgia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 104% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Covington, GA is 14% lower than the average rate of crime in Georgia and 13% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 82% higher than the remainder of the state of Georgia and 122% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Covington, GA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 104% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Covington, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Covington, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times more than the Georgia average and 2.04 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Covington, GA are 1.16 times less than the Georgia average and 1.14 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Covington, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.82 times more than the Georgia average and 2.22 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Covington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Covington, GA compared to every other city in Georgia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Covington, GA ranks safer than 30% of every city located within Georgia along with 17% 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 Covington, GA. As a result, Covington, GA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 307
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Covington, GA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Covington, GA, you have a 1 in 307 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Covington, GA is 1 in 18.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Covington, GA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Covington, GA has decreased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Covington, GA has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Covington, GA has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Covington police department

ItemCovingtonGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6011,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.53.93.3
There are a total of 60 Covington police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14% greater than the Georgia average and 37.4% greater 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
Oxford, GA2,273441,0031,046
Walnut Grove, GA1,3831631,3061,470
Lakeview Estates, GA2,4272371,8962,133
Social Circle, GA4,2705471,7082,255
Jersey, GA1462582,0652,324
Covington, GA13,3423265,5135,839

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grover Beach, CA13,3372432,5392,782
Hendersonville, NC13,3503462,7393,085
Kettering, MD13,3314372,2132,650
New Ulm, MN13,328451,2961,341
Brambleton, VA13,35775711786
Covington, GA13,3423265,5135,839
Source: The Covington, 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.