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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 55%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethlehem/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,853 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)434 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,419 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Bethlehem crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bethlehem are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Bethlehem you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bethlehem is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bethlehem has decreased by 10%

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The Bethlehem crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bethlehem as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bethlehem crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bethlehem (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethlehem

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 231
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethlehem is 1 in 26

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

      Bethlehem police department

      ItemBethlehemGeorgiaNational
      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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      Braselton, GA8,4099563572
      Grayson, GA3,00873577650
      Hoschton, GA1,782102800902
      Bogart, GA1,1271219511,072
      Walnut Grove, GA1,1811361,0671,202
      Jefferson, GA9,9461051,3251,431
      Russell, GA1,3951671,3171,484
      Bethlehem, GA7824343,4193,853

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      Lyndonville, NY7825332,1952,728
      Loudon, NH78254688742
      Van Horne, IA7822821,9092,191
      Bergholz, OH7823963,0813,478
      Shindler, SD782164699862
      Bethlehem, GA7824343,4193,853
      Source: The Bethlehem, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.