Annual Crime In Blackshear (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlackshear/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime225n/a (estimate)6,3812,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlackshear/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape2n/a56.725.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault30n/a850.8216.6246.8
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)908327381
Burglary51n/a1,446.4431.3376.0
Theft137n/a3,885.41,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a141.8235.4228.9
Property crime193n/a (estimate)5,4742,5742,200

Key findings

  • Blackshear crime rates are 147% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blackshear are 138% higher than the national average
  • In Blackshear you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blackshear is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blackshear has increased by 32%

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Compare Blackshear, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Blackshear (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Blackshear (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blackshear

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blackshear is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blackshear is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blackshear is 1 in 16

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

      Blackshear police department

      ItemBlackshearGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.64.03.3
      There are a total of 16 Blackshear police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16% greater than the Georgia average and 41.2% greater than the National average.

      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
      Hoboken, GA656000
      Deenwood, GA2,1951671,3151,482
      Patterson, GA5604033,1733,576
      Offerman, GA4594553,5804,034
      Screven, GA8444803,7784,257
      Waycross, GA14,1885165,5916,107
      Blackshear, GA3,5469085,4746,381

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cottondale, AL3,5462841,5381,822
      Bryn Mawr, PA3,54594458552
      St. Augusta, MN3,5471019151,016
      Houston, MS3,5471441,4791,623
      Woodstown, NJ3,548581,3341,393
      Blackshear, GA3,5469085,4746,381
      Source: The Blackshear, 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.