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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 87%
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 peopleClaxton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)4,2862,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery2n/a89.378.786.2
Assault2n/a89.3216.6246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)179327381
Burglary16n/a714.3431.3376.0
Theft67n/a2,991.11,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a401.8235.4228.9
Property crime92n/a (estimate)4,1072,5742,200

Key findings

  • Claxton crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Claxton are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Claxton you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Claxton is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Claxton has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Claxton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Claxton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Claxton is 1 in 561
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Claxton is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Claxton is 1 in 24

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

      Claxton police department

      ItemClaxtonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.03.3
      There are a total of 9 Claxton police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.4% less than the Georgia average and 0.6% 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
      Hagan, GA1,09401,0181,018
      Reidsville, GA2,6261761,3811,557
      Daisy, GA1563082,4212,729
      Register, GA1444543,5754,030
      Cobbtown, GA3604663,6724,138
      Collins, GA4645284,1604,688
      Claxton, GA2,2891794,1074,286

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hope, IN2,2892001,1401,340
      Whitesboro, AL2,2902621,4191,681
      Hayward, WI2,2902182,7002,918
      Wynnewood, OK2,288135812947
      Adamsville, TN2,2881821,7281,910
      Claxton, GA2,2891794,1074,286
      Source: The Claxton, 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.