Reported Annual Crime In Elberton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElberton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)6,2543,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElberton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape4n/a91.026.141.7
Robbery2n/a45.596.398.0
Assault17n/a386.6228.1248.9
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)523357383
Burglary72n/a1,637.5530.9430.4
Theft174n/a3,957.22,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a136.5251.8237.4
Property crime252n/a (estimate)5,7312,8602,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Elberton, GA. All reported Elberton, 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 Elberton, GA overall crime rate is 94% higher than in comparison to the Georgia average; and is also 128% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Elberton, GA, the rate is 46% higher than compared to the Georgia average, and 37% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Elberton, GA comes in at 100% higher than to the average seen in Georgia, and 143% higher than the overall national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Elberton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elberton is 128% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.13 daily crimes that occur in Elberton.
  • Elberton is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elberton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elberton has decreased by 14%.

Compare Elberton, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Elberton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Elberton, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Elberton, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.94 times more than the Georgia average and 2.28 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Elberton, GA are 1.46 times more than the Georgia average and 1.37 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Elberton, GA has a daily crime rate that is 2.00 times more than the Georgia average and 2.43 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Elberton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Elberton, GA area in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Elberton, GA being safer than 18% of cities in Georgia and 10% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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, GA. In conclusion, Elberton, GA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elberton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elberton is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elberton is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elberton is 1 in 16
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Elberton, GA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Elberton, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 192. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 18 that you become a victim. 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, GA is 1 in 16.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Elberton, GA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Elberton, GA has decreased by 51% and the rate of property crime in Elberton, GA has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Elberton, GA has decreased by 14% 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
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 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, GA1,2841491,1901,339
Royston, GA2,7132041,6351,839
Carlton, GA3704673,7424,209
Iva, SC1,1374634,0904,552
Bowman, GA9205344,2794,813
Lowndesville, SC907174,5275,243
Elberton, GA4,4565235,7316,254

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Geneva, AL4,4565433,9384,481
Hayfield, VA4,45354466520
Hearne, TX4,4537133,8084,521
Aurora, NE4,4592151,5971,812
Middletown, MD4,4602321,0311,263
Elberton, GA4,4565235,7316,254
Source: The Elberton, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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