Reported Annual Crime In Dawson

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime133n/a (estimate)3,2422,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDawson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery6n/a146.278.786.2
Assault12n/a292.5216.6246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)439327381
Burglary23n/a560.6431.3376.0
Theft87n/a2,120.41,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a121.9235.4228.9
Property crime115n/a (estimate)2,8032,5742,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Dawson, GA. All reported Dawson, GA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Dawson, GA overall crime rate is 12% higher than in comparison to the Georgia average; and is also 26% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Dawson, GA, the rate is 34% higher than compared to the Georgia average, and 15% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Dawson, GA comes in at 9% higher than to the average seen in Georgia, and 27% higher than the overall national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.88 daily crimes that occur in Dawson.
  • Dawson is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dawson you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dawson has decreased by 23%.

Compare Dawson, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Dawson (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Dawson, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In Dawson, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times more than the Georgia average and 1.26 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Dawson, GA is 1.34 times more than the Georgia average and 1.15 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Dawson, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the Georgia average and 1.27 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Dawson (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Dawson, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dawson, GA has been ranked safer than 27% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Dawson, GA is safer than 15% 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 Dawson, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dawson, GA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawson is 1 in 228
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawson is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawson is 1 in 31
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dawson, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dawson, GA you have a 1 in 228 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dawson, GA.

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

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Dawson, GA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Dawson, GA has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Dawson, GA has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Dawson, GA has decreased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Dawson police department

      ItemDawsonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2811,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.04.03.3
      There are a total of 28 Dawson police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.4% greater than the Georgia average and 85.4% 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
      Shellman, GA8844423,4763,917
      Sasser, GA3104463,5083,954
      Bronwood, GA1794623,6334,094
      Parrott, GA1324773,7574,235
      Smithville, GA6555053,9724,477
      Dawson, GA4,3604392,8033,242

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Raynham Center, MA4,3572479251,172
      Coopertown, TN4,35722527549
      Gang Mills, NY4,3572399811,220
      Lyons, GA4,3642337701,004
      Denton, MD4,3642452,9433,188
      Dawson, GA4,3604392,8033,242
      Source: The Dawson, 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.