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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 136%
Property crime 24%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlakely/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime161n/a (estimate)3,5212,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape2n/a43.727.542.6
Robbery3n/a65.675.081.6
Assault36n/a787.2232.0250.2
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)897341379
Burglary24n/a524.8372.1340.5
Theft89n/a1,946.21,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft7n/a153.1223.9219.9
Property crime120n/a (estimate)2,6242,3762,110

Key findings

  • Blakely crime rates are 41% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blakely are 136% higher than the national average
  • In Blakely you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blakely is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blakely has increased by 16%

Blakely crime map

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The Blakely crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Blakely 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 Blakely crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Blakely (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Blakely for every 100,000 residents. The Blakely total amount of daily crime is 1.30 times more than the Georgia average and 1.41 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Blakely, is 2.63 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 2.36 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Blakely has a daily crime average that is 1.10 times more than the Georgia average and 1.24 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Blakely (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Blakely to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Blakely safe? The gauges above illustrate that Blakely is safer than 11% of every city located within Georgia along with 6% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Blakely, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blakely

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blakely is 1 in 112
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blakely is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blakely is 1 in 29
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Blakely, Georgia? If you reside in Blakely, then there is a 1 in 112 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 39. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 29 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Blakely.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Blakely is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Blakely has increased by 1% and the rate of property crime in Blakely has increased by 22%. The total crime rate in Blakely has increased by 16% year to year.

      Blakely police department

      ItemBlakelyGeorgiaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edison, GA1,146210559769
      Arlington, GA1,4591811,2621,443
      Haleburg, AL1195382,8163,355
      Bluffton, GA904222,9403,362
      Colquitt, GA2,3366443,2213,865
      Columbia, AL5286503,4014,051
      Blakely, GA4,7878972,6243,521

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winnsboro, LA4,7885303,0513,581
      Princeton, MN4,7851063,3753,481
      Prospect, KY4,78920908929
      Reiffton, PA4,785168769937
      Hardeeville, SC4,7897492,9403,689
      Blakely, GA4,7878972,6243,521
      Source: The Blakely, 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.