Reported Annual Crime In Valdosta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdosta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,766 (estimate)3,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdosta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.04.9
Rapen/an/an/a31.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a119.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a220.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)530 (estimate)378373
Burglaryn/an/an/a649.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a259.2220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,236 (estimate)3,0222,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Valdosta is 67% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.06 daily crimes that occur in Valdosta.
  • Valdosta is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valdosta you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valdosta has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Valdosta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valdosta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valdosta is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valdosta is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Valdosta is 1 in 21

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

Valdosta police department

ItemValdostaGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17511,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.93.3
There are a total of 175 Valdosta police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% less than the Georgia average and 5.4% 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
Hahira, GA2,80401,3501,350
Lake Park, GA88501,7711,771
Lakeland, GA3,3855401,4692,008
Remerton, GA1,3862653,5403,805
Dasher, GA9824463,5634,009
Valdosta, GA56,3245304,2364,766

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bowie, MD56,3351131,1771,290
Diamond Bar, CA56,2591021,4081,510
Woodland, CA56,3904583,1053,562
Lake Elsinore, CA56,2432213,0853,307
Fountain Valley, CA56,4401152,6432,758
Valdosta, GA56,3245304,2364,766
Source: The Valdosta, 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.