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Total crime 145%
Violent crime 180%
Property crime 139%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrunswick/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,037n/a (estimate)6,3112,9002,580
Murder2n/a12.26.15.0
Rape4n/a24.325.242.6
Robbery42n/a255.678.786.2
Assault127n/a772.9216.6246.8
Violent crime175n/a (estimate)1,065327381
Burglary176n/a1,071.2431.3376.0
Theft627n/a3,816.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft59n/a359.1235.4228.9
Property crime862n/a (estimate)5,2462,5742,200

Key findings

  • Brunswick crime rates are 145% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Brunswick are 180% higher than the national average
  • In Brunswick you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Brunswick is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Brunswick has increased by 1%

Brunswick crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Brunswick (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Brunswick on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Brunswick (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 2.18 times more than the state average and 2.45 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Brunswick on a daily basis are 3.26 times more than than Georgia average and 2.80 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Brunswick are 2.04 times more than the daily state average and 2.39 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Brunswick (higher is better)

      How safe is Brunswick, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Brunswick is safer than 2% of the cities in Georgia and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Brunswick. Overall, Brunswick is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brunswick

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brunswick is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brunswick is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Brunswick is 1 in 16
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brunswick? In Brunswick, GA you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brunswick.

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

      A good indicator of whether Brunswick is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Brunswick has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Brunswick has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Brunswick has increased by 1% year over year.

      Brunswick police department

      ItemBrunswickGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.74.03.3
      There are a total of 74 Brunswick police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.2% greater than the Georgia average and 45% 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
      St. Simons, GA13,4801259811,105
      Woodbine, GA1,6811421,1151,256
      Country Club Estates, GA8,3013492,7443,093
      Dock Junction, GA6,8223542,7873,141
      Darien, GA2,8251093,9224,031
      Brunswick, GA15,9971,0655,2466,311

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Crawfordsville, IN15,9964382,1102,548
      Cedar Mill, OR15,9931171,1811,297
      Pinewood, FL15,9885433,2173,760
      East Riverdale, MD15,9846492,8123,460
      Seven Oaks, SC15,9814812,9723,453
      Brunswick, GA15,9971,0655,2466,311
      Source: The Brunswick, 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.