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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 35%
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 peopleCovington/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,248 (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)408 (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)2,841 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Covington crime rates are 30% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Covington are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Covington is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Covington has decreased by 36%

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

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      Daily Crime In Covington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Covington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Covington is 1 in 246
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Covington is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Covington is 1 in 31

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

      Covington police department

      ItemCovingtonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.03.3
      There are a total of 60 Covington police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.4% greater than the Georgia average and 38% 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
      Oxford, GA2,10086471556
      Walnut Grove, GA1,1811419851,126
      Porterdale, GA1,6331771,2321,409
      Lithonia, GA2,0931951,3601,555
      Lakeview Estates, GA2,7512141,4911,705
      Social Circle, GA4,3501991,6601,860
      Between, GA2753202,2312,551
      Covington, GA13,6674082,8413,248

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richton Park, IL13,6684492,2062,654
      McMinnville, TN13,6649493,4904,439
      Lakeway, TX13,66255899954
      Sharon, PA13,6594261,9542,380
      Heber, UT13,65564852916
      Covington, GA13,6674082,8413,248
      Source: The Covington, 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.