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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDoerun/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)1,1222,0582,324
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)140367370
Vehicle theft2n/a280.5206.5282.7
Property crime7n/a (estimate)9821,6911,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Doerun, GA

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Doerun crime rate is 51.7% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Doerun, there were 1 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 140 per 100,000 individuals, 62.1% lower than the national average. Additionally, Doerun recorded 7 property crimes, amounting to 982 per 100,000 residents, 49.8% lower than the U.S. average.

In the latest reported crime year, Doerun recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Doerun?

AreaVibes surveyed 6 local residents in Doerun to gauge the safety of the area. Based on the results, 100% of people answered that there was very little crime in Doerun and that they felt very comfortable walking alone at night. Another 0% of people responded that there was far too much crime and they would be hesitant to walk the streets alone at night. Keep in mind that the opinions of residents may vary depending on which area they live in.

Is Doerun a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Doerun, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Doerun presents a total crime rate that is 52% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Doerun experiences an average of 0.02 daily crimes, comprising 0 violent incidents and 0.02 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Potential Causes for Crime in Doerun

In areas where employment options are limited or where a significant proportion of jobs offer meager wages, the likelihood of heightened unemployment and homelessness increases. Regions facing challenges related to unemployment or inadequate income may become more vulnerable to a surge in crime stemming from economic instability. While low unemployment rates tend to lead to reduced crime in most areas. Doerun currently has an unemployment rate of 2.8%, contrasting with the national average of 4.7%. This could be one of many factors that could contribute to a higher or lower crime rate.

High cost of living can lead to economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When people struggle to make ends meet due to high housing costs, healthcare expenses, or other basic necessities, they may be more inclined to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. On the flipside, cities that have a lower cost of living, could see a reduced crime rate. In Doerun, the cost of living is 20.92% lower than the national average.

The median home price in Doerun is $76,100, compared to the national average of $184,700. High housing costs can lead to financial stress for residents. When individuals struggle to make ends meet due to expensive housing, they may be more inclined to engage in criminal activities to address their financial difficulties, such as theft or fraud. Communities with stable housing environments tend to foster stronger social bonds and community engagement. This can lead to increased vigilance and cooperation among residents, which can deter criminal behavior.

Doerun crime map

The Doerun crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Doerun as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Doerun crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Doerun crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Doerun crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Doerun are 62% lower than the national average
      • In Doerun you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Doerun is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Doerun has decreased by 9%

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        Daily Crime In Doerun (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Doerun

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Doerun is 1 in 714
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Doerun is 1 in 102
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Doerun is 1 in 90

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

        Doerun police department

        Item Doerun Georgia National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)511,364558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.34.03.3
        There are a total of 5 Doerun police officers. This results in 6.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.4% greater than the Georgia average and 95.1% greater than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Georgia

        State Total offenders Georgia /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Putney, GA2,8051828381,020
        Norman Park, GA1,0211868581,044
        Sylvester, GA5,8092371,3301,567
        Pelham, GA3,5022662,3962,663
        Sale City, GA4055432,5023,044
        Poulan, GA7055432,5033,046
        Sumner, GA5055502,5333,083
        Doerun, GA7491409821,122

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        Berlin, GA7495542,5523,106
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        Doerun, GA7491409821,122
        Source: The Doerun, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.