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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 12%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Side/100k peopleAugusta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime02,125 (estimate)4,691 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/a267 (estimate)589 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/a1,858 (estimate)4,103 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • West Side crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Side are 30% lower than the national average
  • In West Side you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Side is safer than 78% of the cities in Georgia
  • Year over year crime in Augusta has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In West Side (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Side

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Side is 1 in 376
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Side is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Side is 1 in 48

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

      Augusta police department

      ItemWest SideAugustaGeorgia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a011,364
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.04.0

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burnettown, SC2,76736836872
      Grovetown, GA12,8481471,1261,274
      Modoc, SC2432061,1881,394
      Warrenville, SC1,1732471,4231,671
      Evans, GA34,2702151,4951,709
      Graniteville, SC2,6572631,5111,773
      Langley, SC1,1712641,5201,785
      Augusta, GA196,7845894,1034,691

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amarillo, TX197,5707203,8974,617
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639
      Glendale, CA197,8951141,6311,745
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220
      Shreveport, LA198,5717804,8995,679
      Augusta, GA196,7845894,1034,691
      Source: The West Side, Augusta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.