Reported Annual Crime In Fitzgerald

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFitzgerald/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime503n/a (estimate)5,5883,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFitzgerald/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a33.36.65.3
Rape0n/a0.034.040.4
Robbery10n/a111.1118.4102.8
Assault28n/a311.1238.5248.5
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)456398386
Burglary130n/a1,444.3614.4468.9
Theft322n/a3,577.42,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a111.1259.9236.9
Property crime462n/a (estimate)5,1333,0052,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fitzgerald, GA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 64% higher than the average of crimes committed in Georgia. It is also 97% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fitzgerald, GA shows a crime rate that is 15% higher than the Georgia average. The crime rate is also 18% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fitzgerald, GA is shown to be 71% higher than the Georgia average and 109% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ocilla, GA3,4624743,4403,915
Rebecca, GA2186134,6275,240
Ambrose, GA5026434,8545,498
Fitzgerald, GA9,0544565,1335,588

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fitzgerald is 97% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.31 daily crimes that occur in Fitzgerald.
  • Fitzgerald is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fitzgerald you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fitzgerald has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Fitzgerald (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fitzgerald, GA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Georgia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fitzgerald, GA are 1.64 times more than the Georgia average and 1.97 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fitzgerald, GA are 1.15 times more than than Georgia and 1.18 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fitzgerald, GA are 1.71 times more than than Georgia and 2.09 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fitzgerald (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Fitzgerald, GA area in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fitzgerald, GA being safer than 29% of cities in Georgia and 14% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Fitzgerald, GA. In conclusion, Fitzgerald, GA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fitzgerald

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fitzgerald, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fitzgerald, GA you have a 1 in 220 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fitzgerald, GA.

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

A good indicator of whether Fitzgerald, 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 Fitzgerald, GA has decreased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Fitzgerald, GA has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fitzgerald, GA has decreased by 7% year over year.

Fitzgerald police department

ItemFitzgeraldGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3611,376556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charlotte, MI9,0533202,2762,596
St. Stephens, NC9,0523792,7873,166
Fallston, MD9,0562931,4201,713
Leonia, NJ9,05122510531
Columbia City, IN9,057681,6341,702
Fitzgerald, GA9,0544565,1335,588
Source: The Fitzgerald, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.