Reported Annual Crime In Sylvester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylvester/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime276n/a (estimate)4,5463,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSylvester/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.04.9
Rape1n/a16.531.638.6
Robbery9n/a148.2119.9101.9
Assault54n/a889.5220.8237.8
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)1,054378373
Burglary49n/a807.1649.8491.4
Theft158n/a2,602.52,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a82.4259.2220.2
Property crime212n/a (estimate)3,4923,0222,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sylvester, GA. The total number of reported crimes in Sylvester, GA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Sylvester, GA crime rate is 34% higher than the Georgia average and is 59% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sylvester, GA has a violent crime rate that is 179% higher than the Georgia average and 183% higher than the national average. For property crime, Sylvester, GA is 16% higher than the Georgia average and 40% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sylvester is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.46 daily crimes that occur in Sylvester.
  • Sylvester is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sylvester you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sylvester has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Sylvester (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sylvester, GA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national scale. In Sylvester, GA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.34 times more than the Georgia average and 1.59 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sylvester, GA is 2.79 times more than the Georgia average and 2.83 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sylvester, GA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.16 times more than the Georgia average and 1.40 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sylvester (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Sylvester, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sylvester, GA has been ranked safer than 10% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Sylvester, GA is safer than 4% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Sylvester, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sylvester, GA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylvester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylvester is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylvester is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylvester is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Sylvester, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sylvester, GA you have a 1 in 95 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sylvester, GA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sylvester, 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 Sylvester, GA has increased by 131% and the rate of property crime in Sylvester, GA has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Sylvester, GA has decreased by 6% year to year.

Sylvester police department

ItemSylvesterGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2611,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.93.3
There are a total of 26 Sylvester police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.4% greater than the Georgia average and 25.9% greater 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
Sycamore, GA703000
Omega, GA1,3460650650
Poulan, GA1,17501,8611,861
Ashburn, GA3,9352652,1212,387
Doerun, GA7942562,5642,821
Sylvester, GA6,1801,0543,4924,546

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Steele Creek, AK6,1804871,8812,368
Unionville, NC6,1802421,9192,162
Sealy, TX6,1815523,4564,009
Chillicothe, IL6,1812121,4321,643
Estherville, IA6,1772641,1041,368
Sylvester, GA6,1801,0543,4924,546
Source: The Sylvester, 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.