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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 41%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCairo/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime341n/a (estimate)3,6252,9002,580
Murder1n/a10.66.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery3n/a31.978.786.2
Assault17n/a180.7216.6246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)223327381
Burglary80n/a850.4431.3376.0
Theft224n/a2,381.21,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft16n/a170.1235.4228.9
Property crime320n/a (estimate)3,4022,5742,200

Key findings

  • Cairo crime rates are 40% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cairo are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Cairo you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cairo is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cairo has decreased by 9%

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

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Compare Cairo, GA Crime

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      Daily Crime In Cairo (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Cairo, GA per 100,000 people. In Cairo, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.25 times more than the Georgia average and 1.40 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Cairo is 1.46 times less than the Georgia average and 1.70 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Cairo has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Georgia average and 1.55 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Cairo (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Cairo in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Cairo safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cairo being safer than 48% of cities in Georgia and 30% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cairo. In conclusion, Cairo ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cairo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cairo is 1 in 448
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cairo is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cairo is 1 in 28
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cairo? If you reside in Cairo, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 448. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 30 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Cairo, is 1 in 28.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Cairo 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 Cairo has decreased by 35% and the rate of property crime in Cairo has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Cairo has decreased by 9% year to year.

      Cairo police department

      ItemCairoGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.03.3
      There are a total of 25 Cairo police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.6% less than the Georgia average and 21.6% less 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
      Calvary, GA1062171,7101,927
      Climax, GA1814013,1593,560
      Whigham, GA7134983,9184,415
      Ochlocknee, GA6335063,9804,486
      Meigs, GA9185094,0094,518
      Thomasville, GA18,7061784,6474,825
      Cairo, GA9,7082233,4023,625

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sunbury, PA9,7059509191,869
      Bluffton, IN9,7021991,6621,861
      Brownfield, TX9,7164231,6192,042
      Gateway, FL9,6991679921,159
      Harrison, WI9,6942091,1031,312
      Cairo, GA9,7082233,4023,625
      Source: The Cairo, 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.