Reported Annual Crime In LaFayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)4,2313,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape4n/a55.734.040.4
Robbery2n/a27.8118.4102.8
Assault12n/a167.0238.5248.5
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)251398386
Burglary24n/a334.0614.4468.9
Theft251n/a3,493.42,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft11n/a153.1259.9236.9
Property crime286n/a (estimate)3,9813,0052,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in LaFayette, GA. All reported LaFayette, GA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the LaFayette, GA overall crime rate is 24% higher than in comparison to the Georgia average; and is also 49% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in LaFayette, GA, the rate is 37% lower than compared to the Georgia average, and 35% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, LaFayette, GA comes in at 32% higher than to the average seen in Georgia, and 62% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chickamauga, GA3,125641,0621,126
Trenton, GA1,98801,7071,707
Trion, GA2,1242231,6871,910
Chattanooga Valley, GA3,8482291,7301,960
Tunnel Hill, GA9862273,6363,864
Ringgold, GA3,6476184,5945,212
LaFayette, GA7,1052513,9814,231

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in LaFayette is 49% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.59 daily crimes that occur in LaFayette.
  • LaFayette is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In LaFayette you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in LaFayette has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In LaFayette (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in LaFayette, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In LaFayette, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times more than the Georgia average and 1.49 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in LaFayette, GA is 1.59 times less than the Georgia average and 1.54 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, LaFayette, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Georgia average and 1.62 times more than the national average.

How Safe is LaFayette (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of LaFayette, GA compared to every other city in Georgia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that LaFayette, GA ranks safer than 48% of every city located within Georgia along with 27% 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 LaFayette, GA. As a result, LaFayette, GA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in LaFayette

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in LaFayette is 1 in 400
The chance of being a victim of property crime in LaFayette is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in LaFayette is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in LaFayette, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In LaFayette, GA you have a 1 in 400 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 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in LaFayette, GA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether LaFayette, GA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in LaFayette, GA has increased by 39% and the rate of property crime in LaFayette, GA has decreased by 26%. The total crime rate in LaFayette, GA has decreased by 24% year to year.

LaFayette police department

ItemLaFayetteGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2311,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.93.3
There are a total of 23 LaFayette police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.7% less than the Georgia average and 2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hiawatha, IA7,1092352,2532,488
Celebration, FL7,1111408741,014
Lexington, VA7,1141381,0601,198
Huron, OH7,0952161,8572,073
Milton-Freewater, OR7,0943203,5793,899
LaFayette, GA7,1052513,9814,231
Source: The LaFayette, 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.