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Total crime 133%
Violent crime 138%
Property crime 132%
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 peopleElberton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime258n/a (estimate)6,0002,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape2n/a46.525.242.6
Robbery4n/a93.078.786.2
Assault33n/a767.4216.6246.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)907327381
Burglary44n/a1,023.3431.3376.0
Theft170n/a3,953.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a116.3235.4228.9
Property crime219n/a (estimate)5,0932,5742,200

Key findings

  • Elberton crime rates are 133% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elberton are 138% higher than the national average
  • In Elberton you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elberton is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elberton has decreased by 4%

Elberton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Elberton (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Elberton, per 100,000 residents. In Elberton, the total number of daily crimes is 2.07 times more than the Georgia average and 2.33 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Elberton are 2.78 times more than the Georgia average and 2.38 times more than the national average. For property crime, Elberton has a daily crime rate that is 1.98 times more than the Georgia average and 2.32 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Elberton (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Elberton in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Elberton safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Elberton being safer than 5% of cities in Georgia and 3% 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 Elberton. In conclusion, Elberton ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elberton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elberton is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elberton is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elberton is 1 in 17
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Elberton? If you reside in Elberton, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 111. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 20 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Elberton, is 1 in 17.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Elberton is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Elberton has increased by 73% and the rate of property crime in Elberton has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Elberton has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Elberton police department

      ItemElbertonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.74.03.3
      There are a total of 22 Elberton police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.9% greater than the Georgia average and 45.9% 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
      Comer, GA1,2841361,0711,207
      Royston, GA2,7131871,4711,658
      Carlton, GA3704283,3683,796
      Bowman, GA9204893,8514,340
      Lowndesville, SC906914,2744,966
      Iva, SC1,1377685,4536,221
      Elberton, GA4,4569075,0936,000

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Geneva, AL4,4564282,3192,747
      Hayfield, VA4,45352433485
      Hearne, TX4,4536612,5353,197
      Aurora, NE4,45922802824
      Middletown, MD4,4602189431,161
      Elberton, GA4,4569075,0936,000
      Source: The Elberton, 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.