Annual Crime In Chester (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 peopleChester/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,629 (estimate)2,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)184 (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)1,445 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Chester crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chester are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chester is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chester has decreased by 15%

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Compare Chester, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Chester (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 545
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 62

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

      Chester police department

      ItemChesterGeorgiaNational
      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
      Dudley, GA8093762,9573,332
      Cochran, GA4,9012253,1343,359
      Empire, GA4194653,6634,128
      Dexter, GA5794733,7234,195
      Rentz, GA3304823,7954,277
      Cadwell, GA5754893,8464,335
      Montrose, GA2605053,9724,477
      Chester, GA1,8781841,4451,629

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olathe, CO1,8780442442
      South Charleston, OH1,8791279851,111
      Angola, NY1,879175719894
      Burnt Store Marina, FL1,87754320374
      Marshall, VA1,87763526590
      Chester, GA1,8781841,4451,629
      Source: The Chester, 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.