Reported Annual Crime In Fort Oglethorpe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Oglethorpe/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime786n/a (estimate)8,1283,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Oglethorpe/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a10.36.04.9
Rape4n/a41.431.638.6
Robbery11n/a113.8119.9101.9
Assault49n/a506.7220.8237.8
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)672378373
Burglary47n/a486.0649.8491.4
Theft656n/a6,783.92,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a186.1259.2220.2
Property crime721n/a (estimate)7,4563,0222,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Fort Oglethorpe, 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 Fort Oglethorpe, GA is 139% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Georgia, and when compared with the national average, is 184% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA has 78% higher than violent crime rate than Georgia average, while remaining 80% higher than the national average. In property crime, Fort Oglethorpe, GA is 147% higher than the average of Georgia and is 200% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Oglethorpe is 184% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.27 daily crimes that occur in Fort Oglethorpe.
  • Fort Oglethorpe is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Oglethorpe you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Oglethorpe has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Oglethorpe (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Fort Oglethorpe, GA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Fort Oglethorpe, GA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia state wide, are 2.39 times more than the state average and 2.84 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Fort Oglethorpe, GA on a daily bases are 1.78 times more than than Georgia average and 1.80 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Fort Oglethorpe, GA are 2.47 times more than the daily state average and 3.00 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Fort Oglethorpe (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Fort Oglethorpe, GA area in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fort Oglethorpe, GA being safer than 12% of cities in Georgia and 7% 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 Fort Oglethorpe, GA. In conclusion, Fort Oglethorpe, GA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Oglethorpe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Oglethorpe is 1 in 13
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fort Oglethorpe, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fort Oglethorpe, GA you have a 1 in 149 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 14 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Oglethorpe (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Fort Oglethorpe, GA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Fort Oglethorpe, GA has increased by 43% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Fort Oglethorpe, GA has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

Fort Oglethorpe police department

ItemFort OglethorpeGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3211,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.93.3
There are a total of 32 Fort Oglethorpe police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% less than the Georgia average and 3.7% 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
Lookout Mountain, GA1,7560378378
Signal Mountain, TN8,4160385385
Lookout Mountain, TN1,87886412498
Tunnel Hill, GA9861149141,029
Apison, TN2,6171788551,033
Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,3686727,4568,128

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Winfield, IL9,36831279310
Waseca, MN9,3701191,8081,927
North College Hill, OH9,3663102,8973,207
Lamesa, TX9,3654874,3214,808
Bladensburg, MD9,3718363,4384,274
Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,3686727,4568,128
Source: The Fort Oglethorpe, 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.