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Total crime 124%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 140%
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 peopleFitzgerald/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime501n/a (estimate)5,7772,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape2n/a23.125.242.6
Robbery15n/a173.078.786.2
Assault26n/a299.8216.6246.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)496327381
Burglary78n/a899.3431.3376.0
Theft365n/a4,208.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft15n/a173.0235.4228.9
Property crime458n/a (estimate)5,2812,5742,200

Key findings

  • Fitzgerald crime rates are 124% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fitzgerald are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Fitzgerald you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fitzgerald is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fitzgerald has decreased by 6%

Fitzgerald crime map

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      Daily Crime In Fitzgerald (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fitzgerald, Georgia is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fitzgerald are 1.99 times more than the Georgia average and 2.24 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Fitzgerald are 1.52 times more than than Georgia and 1.30 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fitzgerald are 2.05 times more than than Georgia and 2.40 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fitzgerald (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fitzgerald in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fitzgerald safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fitzgerald being safer than 21% of cities in Georgia and 10% 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 Fitzgerald. In conclusion, Fitzgerald ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fitzgerald

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 202
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fitzgerald is 1 in 18
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fitzgerald? In Fitzgerald, GA you have a 1 in 202 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fitzgerald.

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

      A good indicator of whether Fitzgerald is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Fitzgerald has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Fitzgerald has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fitzgerald has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Fitzgerald police department

      ItemFitzgeraldGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3611,364558,732
      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
      Ocilla, GA3,4555472,9563,504
      Ambrose, GA4465114,0214,532
      Rebecca, GA3055284,1604,688
      Fitzgerald, GA9,0064965,2815,777

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Bank, SC9,0064822,9813,462
      Sturgeon Bay, WI9,00767877945
      Bardmoor, FL9,0083181,8872,205
      Bacliff, TX9,0044872,8053,292
      Middletown, PA9,0024516011,052
      Fitzgerald, GA9,0064965,2815,777
      Source: The Fitzgerald, 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.