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Total crime 135%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 149%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCordele/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime625n/a (estimate)5,8582,7172,489
Murder2n/a18.76.25.0
Rape9n/a84.427.542.6
Robbery3n/a28.175.081.6
Assault50n/a468.6232.0250.2
Violent crime64n/a (estimate)600341379
Burglary147n/a1,377.8372.1340.5
Theft402n/a3,767.91,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a112.5223.9219.9
Property crime561n/a (estimate)5,2582,3762,110

Key findings

  • Cordele crime rates are 135% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cordele are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Cordele you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cordele is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cordele has not changed

Cordele crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cordele (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Cordele, per 100,000 residents. In Cordele, the total number of daily crimes is 2.16 times more than the Georgia average and 2.35 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Cordele are 1.76 times more than the Georgia average and 1.58 times more than the national average. For property crime, Cordele has a daily crime rate that is 2.21 times more than the Georgia average and 2.49 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Cordele (higher is better)

      How safe is Cordele, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cordele is safer than 12% of the cities in Georgia and 7% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Cordele. Overall, Cordele is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cordele

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cordele is 1 in 167
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cordele is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cordele is 1 in 18
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cordele? If you reside in Cordele, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 167. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 20 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Cordele, is 1 in 18.

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

      A good indicator of whether Cordele is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Cordele has not changed, while the property crime rate in Cordele has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Cordele has not changed year over year.

      Cordele police department

      ItemCordeleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.03.3
      There are a total of 35 Cordele police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% less than the Georgia average and 5.6% 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
      Vienna, GA3,7912251,5681,793
      Arabi, GA5445043,5144,018
      Seville, GA1055113,5614,073
      Pitts, GA3985123,5654,077
      Warwick, GA4205133,5764,090
      Lilly, GA2645433,7804,323
      Cordele, GA11,0156005,2585,858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chino Valley, AZ11,0153041,2661,570
      Woodbury, NY11,0153021,1561,459
      Lantana, FL11,0166484,6625,310
      Holbrook, MA11,0083001,1741,474
      Town and Country, MO11,001181,1831,201
      Cordele, GA11,0156005,2585,858
      Source: The Cordele, 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.