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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 3%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarkesville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime45n/a (estimate)2,4422,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape0n/a0.031.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.065.573.9
Assault8n/a434.1293.8279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)434400388
Burglary13n/a705.4290.7314.2
Theft23n/a1,248.01,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a54.3238.2246.0
Property crime37n/a (estimate)2,0082,0071,958

Key findings

  • Clarkesville crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clarkesville are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Clarkesville you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clarkesville is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clarkesville has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Clarkesville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarkesville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarkesville is 1 in 231
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarkesville is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarkesville is 1 in 41

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

      Clarkesville police department

      ItemClarkesvilleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.04.03.3
      There are a total of 7 Clarkesville police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.5% greater than the Georgia average and 22.3% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clermont, GA1,030150752902
      Mount Airy, GA1,2311748741,048
      Demorest, GA1,902511,0761,128
      Lula, GA2,8312001,0021,202
      Alto, GA1,04301,2731,273
      Baldwin, GA3,5232471,2371,484
      Raoul, GA3,2053051,5291,834
      Clarkesville, GA1,7964342,0082,442

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mansura, LA1,7963061,3791,684
      Batavia, OH1,7961011,8101,911
      Centerburg, OH1,796114685800
      West Lawn, PA1,796165695860
      Lusk, WY1,796661,1181,183
      Clarkesville, GA1,7964342,0082,442
      Source: The Clarkesville, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.