Reported Annual Crime In Savannah

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSavannah/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,434n/a (estimate)3,9863,6592,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSavannah/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder32n/a1465
Rape65n/a273037
Robbery459n/a194123102
Assault371n/a157218233
Violent crime927n/a (estimate)392377366
Burglary1,681n/a710757543
Theft6,071n/a2,5652,2581,837
Vehicle theft755n/a319266216
Property crime8,507n/a (estimate)3,5943,2812,596
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Savannah, GA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Savannah, GA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Savannah, GA averages 9% higher than the rest of Georgia while the rate of crime on a national scale is 35% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Savannah, GA is 4% higher than the average rate of crime in Georgia and 7% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 10% higher than the remainder of the state of Georgia and 38% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Savannah, GA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Savannah is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.92 daily crimes that occur in Savannah.
  • Savannah is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Savannah you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Savannah has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Savannah (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Savannah, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In Savannah, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times more than the Georgia average and 1.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Savannah, GA is 1.04 times more than the Georgia average and 1.07 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Savannah, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Georgia average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Savannah (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Savannah, GA compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Savannah, GA safer than 43% when compared to other Georgia cities, and 20% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Georgia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Savannah, GA. At this time, Savannah, GA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Savannah

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Savannah is 1 in 256
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Savannah is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Savannah is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Savannah, GA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Savannah, GA, then there is a 1 in 256 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Savannah, GA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Savannah, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Savannah, 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 increased by 8% in Savannah, GA, while property crimes in Savannah, GA have not changed. Crimes in total for Savannah, GA have increased by 1% year over year.

Savannah police department

ItemSavannahGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)82111,733504,711
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Talahi Island, GA1,05256543599
Dutch Island, GA1,16556543599
Isle of Hope, GA2,27463606669
Henderson, GA2,3151191,1481,267
Skidaway Island, GA7,9671401,3561,497
Savannah, GA137,6903923,5943,986

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampton, VA137,4712543,2213,475
Pasadena, CA137,3162812,4712,752
Metairie, LA138,3693642,3152,679
Orange, CA136,8911011,5921,693
Cary, NC136,627631,1041,167
Savannah, GA137,6903923,5943,986
Source: The Savannah, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.