Savannah, GA Crime Rates & Statistics

Savannah crime information

StatisticSavannah /100KGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime393379387
Property crime4,2313,4112,859
Total crime index4,6233,7903,246
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  • The Savannah crime index is 22% higher than the Georgia average and and the Georgia crime index is 16% higher than the National average.
  • The Savannah violent crime rate is 3% higher than the Georgia average and and the Georgia violent crime rate is 2% lower than the National average.
  • The Savannah property crime rate is 24% higher than the Georgia average and and the Georgia property crime rate is 19% higher than the National average.

Savannah police department

ItemSavannahGeorgiaNational
Total police officers82110,689511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.93.72.8
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There are a total of 821 Savannah police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.7% greater than the Georgia average and 37.8% greater than the National average.

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  • Savannah is safer than 13.4% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Savannah is less than 34% of the cities in Georgia.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Savannah is 1 in 22.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Savannah is 1 in 255.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Savannah is 1 in 24.

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Savannah violent crime breakdown

CrimeSavannahSavannah /100KGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Murder261165
Rape36162127
Robbery488216126113
Assault339150226242

Savannah property crime breakdown

CrimeSavannahSavannah /100KGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Burglary2,241990875670
Theft6,6082,9182,2481,959
Vehichle theft730322288230

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia14,743175192

There are a total of 14,743 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 175 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 9% less than the national average.

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Cities near Savannah, GA

CityMilesCityMiles
Savannah, GA0Port Wentworth, GA9
Thunderbolt, GA3.3Skidaway Island, GA9.2
Garden City, GA5Pooler, GA9.5
Isle of Hope, GA5.4Bloomingdale, GA12.9
Whitemarsh Island, GA5.7Richmond Hill, GA14.6
Montgomery, GA7.4Tybee Island, GA15.2
Wilmington Island, GA8.2Hardeeville, SC16.2
Georgetown, GA9Bluffton, SC16.5
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