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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 37%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,525 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)191 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,334 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Chester crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chester are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chester is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chester has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 523
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 66

      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, GA8093922,7293,121
      Cochran, GA4,9012253,1343,359
      Dublin, GA16,1894573,1873,644
      Empire, GA4194853,3813,866
      Dexter, GA5794933,4363,929
      Rentz, GA3305033,5034,005
      Cadwell, GA5755103,5504,060
      Chester, GA1,8781911,3341,525

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olathe, CO1,8780329329
      Laton, CA1,8772481,3091,556
      South Charleston, OH1,8791339301,063
      Angola, NY1,879179686865
      Stockton, IL1,877117703820
      Chester, GA1,8781911,3341,525
      Source: The Chester, 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.