Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime190n/a (estimate)1,9083,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.04.9
Rape3n/a30.131.638.6
Robbery2n/a20.1119.9101.9
Assault7n/a70.3220.8237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)120378373
Burglary25n/a251.0649.8491.4
Theft146n/a1,465.92,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a70.3259.2220.2
Property crime178n/a (estimate)1,7873,0222,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Jefferson, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Jefferson, GA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Jefferson, GA crime rates are 44% lower than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 33% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Jefferson, GA has a rate that is 68% lower than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 68% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Jefferson, GA is 41% lower than its state's mean, and 28% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.23 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jefferson, GA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Georgia as well as those across America as a whole. The Jefferson, GA total amount of daily offenses is 1.78 times less than the Georgia average and 1.50 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jefferson, GA is 3.14 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 3.09 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jefferson, GA has a daily crime figure that is 1.69 times less than the Georgia average and 1.39 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jefferson (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jefferson, GA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Jefferson, GA to other cities in the state and across the country, Jefferson, GA is 72% safer than other cities of Georgia and 64% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Georgia cities and all around the United States, Jefferson, GA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jefferson, GA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 830
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 53
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jefferson, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jefferson, GA you have a 1 in 830 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 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jefferson, GA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Jefferson, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Jefferson, GA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% in Jefferson, GA, while property crimes in Jefferson, GA have increased by 9%. Crimes in total for Jefferson, GA have increased by 6% year over year.

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2711,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.93.3
There are a total of 27 Jefferson police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29% less than the Georgia average and 14.4% less 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
Hoschton, GA1,6421239831,106
Braselton, GA8,2121001,0731,172
Bogart, GA1,2541471,1741,320
Maysville, GA2,0791631,3601,523
Arcade, GA1,5061731,3821,555
Jefferson, GA9,6301201,7871,908

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oregon, WI9,62990390480
Hackettstown, NJ9,6331261,4411,567
Bardmoor, FL9,6353812,3182,699
Brentwood, PA9,6251991,9382,137
Frederick, CO9,6369631640
Jefferson, GA9,6301201,7871,908
Source: The Jefferson, 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.