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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 13%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEchols County/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,789 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)314 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,474 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Echols County crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Echols County are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Echols County you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Echols County is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Echols County has decreased by 10%

Echols County crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Echols County (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Echols County

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Echols County is 1 in 319
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Echols County is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Echols County is 1 in 36

      Year Over Year Crime In Echols County (per 100,000 people)

      Echols County police department

      ItemEchols CountyGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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
      Jennings, FL5901151,2611,376
      Lake Park, GA9052201,4301,650
      Echols County, GA4,0253142,4742,789

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Medina, TN4,025255649904
      Montpelier, OH4,0242294,3214,550
      Throop, PA4,0263858481,233
      Dannemora, NY4,0273641,4961,860
      Mosinee, WI4,0231251,1491,274
      Echols County, GA4,0253142,4742,789
      Source: The Echols County, 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.