Reported Annual Crime In Damascus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,494 (estimate)3,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/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)611 (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)4,884 (estimate)3,0222,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Damascus is 92% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.05 daily crimes that occur in Damascus.
  • Damascus is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Damascus you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Damascus has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Damascus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damascus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damascus is 1 in 164
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damascus is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Damascus is 1 in 19

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

Damascus police department

ItemDamascusGeorgiaNational
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
Colquitt, GA2,5094191,3081,727
Arlington, GA1,2002081,6661,874
Blakely, GA4,8823342,6683,002
Boykin, GA1924863,8864,372
Leary, GA5365664,5295,095
Damascus, GA3026114,8845,494

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Persia, IA3023842,7523,136
Canton, MN3023693,3713,739
Leonard, ND3022822,4962,778
Bronwood, GA3025984,7785,376
Natural Steps, AR3022181,3581,575
Damascus, GA3026114,8845,494
Source: The Damascus, 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.