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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 77%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,156 (estimate)2,4082,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a31.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a65.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a293.8279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)691 (estimate)400388
Burglaryn/an/an/a290.7314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,465 (estimate)2,0071,958

Key findings

  • Augusta crime rates are 77% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Augusta are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Augusta you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Augusta is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Augusta has decreased by 11%

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      Daily Crime In Augusta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Augusta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Augusta is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Augusta is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Augusta is 1 in 25

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

      Augusta police department

      ItemAugustaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Grovetown, GA12,848243696939
      Jackson, SC1,5591661,1041,269
      Hephzibah, GA3,9362151,0781,293
      Burnettown, SC2,767721,2311,303
      Evans, GA34,2702521,2631,514
      Warrenville, SC1,1732571,3171,574
      Graniteville, SC2,6572731,3981,671
      Augusta, GA196,7846913,4654,156

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amarillo, TX197,5708373,6794,516
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,8504,8576,707
      Glendale, CA197,8951031,5971,700
      Akron, OH198,5089103,5314,441
      Shreveport, LA198,5719234,7995,722
      Augusta, GA196,7846913,4654,156
      Source: The Augusta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.