Reported Annual Crime In LaFayette

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime401n/a (estimate)5,5833,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaFayette/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.04.9
Rape3n/a41.831.638.6
Robbery1n/a13.9119.9101.9
Assault9n/a125.3220.8237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)181378373
Burglary64n/a891.0649.8491.4
Theft313n/a4,357.52,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a153.1259.2220.2
Property crime388n/a (estimate)5,4023,0222,487
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 64% higher than in comparison to the Georgia average; and is also 95% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in LaFayette, GA, the rate is 52% lower than compared to the Georgia average, and 51% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, LaFayette, GA comes in at 79% higher than to the average seen in Georgia, and 117% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in LaFayette is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.29 daily crimes that occur in LaFayette.
  • LaFayette is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In LaFayette you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in LaFayette has increased by 7%.

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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 1.64 times more than the Georgia average and 1.95 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in LaFayette, GA is 2.09 times less than the Georgia average and 2.06 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, LaFayette, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times more than the Georgia average and 2.17 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 34% of every city located within Georgia along with 21% 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 553
The chance of being a victim of property crime in LaFayette is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in LaFayette is 1 in 18
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 553 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 19 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 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 decreased by 9% and the rate of property crime in LaFayette, GA has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in LaFayette, GA has increased by 7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tunnel Hill, GA9861149141,029
Trenton, GA1,988441,3661,410
Chickamauga, GA3,1252551,2131,469
Chattanooga Valley, GA3,8482181,7411,959
Trion, GA2,1241702,1492,319
LaFayette, GA7,1051815,4025,583

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hiawatha, IA7,109701,0291,098
Celebration, FL7,1111509151,065
Lexington, VA7,11482843924
Huron, OH7,0952101,8642,075
Milton-Freewater, OR7,0942824,1444,426
LaFayette, GA7,1051815,4025,583
Source: The LaFayette, 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.