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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleEatonton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)3,2362,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a15.125.242.6
Robbery5n/a75.678.786.2
Assault28n/a423.3216.6246.8
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)514327381
Burglary46n/a695.5431.3376.0
Theft127n/a1,920.21,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a105.8235.4228.9
Property crime180n/a (estimate)2,7222,5742,200

Key findings

  • Eatonton crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Eatonton are 35% higher than the national average
  • In Eatonton you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Eatonton is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Eatonton has decreased by 7%

Eatonton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Eatonton (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Eatonton for every 100,000 residents. The Eatonton total amount of daily crime is 1.12 times more than the Georgia average and 1.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Eatonton, is 1.57 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.35 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Eatonton has a daily crime average that is 1.06 times more than the Georgia average and 1.24 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Eatonton (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Eatonton in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Eatonton safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Eatonton being safer than 31% of cities in Georgia and 17% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Eatonton. In conclusion, Eatonton ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eatonton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eatonton is 1 in 195
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eatonton is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Eatonton is 1 in 31
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Eatonton? In Eatonton, GA you have a 1 in 195 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eatonton.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Eatonton, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Eatonton has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Eatonton has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Eatonton has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Eatonton police department

      ItemEatontonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.03.3
      There are a total of 20 Eatonton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.3% less than the Georgia average and 6.6% 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
      Crooked Creek, GA6913602,8363,197
      Shady Dale, GA3064733,7224,194
      Eatonton, GA6,4965142,7223,236

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,4974162,8033,219
      Moores Mill, AL6,4933201,7352,055
      Hamlet, NC6,5003992,6343,033
      Ellettsville, IN6,5012528161,068
      Champion Heights, OH6,4912431,8862,128
      Eatonton, GA6,4965142,7223,236
      Source: The Eatonton, 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.