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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleCommerce/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime165n/a (estimate)2,3822,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a14.425.242.6
Robbery3n/a43.378.786.2
Assault24n/a346.5216.6246.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)404327381
Burglary17n/a245.4431.3376.0
Theft100n/a1,443.61,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft20n/a288.7235.4228.9
Property crime137n/a (estimate)1,9782,5742,200

Key findings

  • Commerce crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Commerce are 6% higher than the national average
  • In Commerce you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Commerce is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Commerce has decreased by 30%

Commerce crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Commerce (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Commerce on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Commerce (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 1.22 times less than the state average and 1.08 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Commerce on a daily basis are 1.24 times more than than Georgia average and 1.06 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Commerce are 1.30 times less than the daily state average and 1.11 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Commerce (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Commerce safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Commerce is safer than 47% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Commerce is safer than 29% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Commerce. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Commerce is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Commerce

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Commerce is 1 in 248
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Commerce is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Commerce is 1 in 42
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Commerce, Georgia? If you reside in Commerce, then there is a 1 in 248 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 42 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Commerce.

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

      Determining whether Commerce is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Commerce violent crime rates have decreased by 16%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 32% year over year. Total crimes for Commerce has decreased by 30% in the same time frame.

      Commerce police department

      ItemCommerceGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.03.3
      There are a total of 25 Commerce police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.6% less than the Georgia average and 14.8% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maysville, GA2,3091029201,022
      Homer, GA1,2261441,1351,280
      Nicholson, GA1,5421521,1971,349
      Jefferson, GA9,9461051,3251,431
      Lula, GA2,8311631,2851,449
      Danielsville, GA88702,7262,726
      Talmo, GA1943282,5782,906
      Commerce, GA6,6014041,9782,382

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manorhaven, NY6,601114468582
      Millersville, TN6,6023181,0701,388
      South Valley Stream, NY6,599185762947
      Lake Hallie, WI6,60303,8563,856
      Eagle, CO6,6033611,2141,575
      Commerce, GA6,6014041,9782,382
      Source: The Commerce, 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.