Reported Annual Crime In Folkston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolkston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime98n/a (estimate)2,0443,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolkston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape0n/a0.026.141.7
Robbery0n/a0.096.398.0
Assault16n/a333.7228.1248.9
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)334357383
Burglary30n/a625.7530.9430.4
Theft47n/a980.22,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a104.3251.8237.4
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,7102,8602,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Folkston, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Folkston, GA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Folkston, GA crime rates are 36% lower than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 26% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Folkston, GA has a rate that is 7% lower than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 13% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Folkston, GA is 40% lower than its state's mean, and 28% lower than the country's average.
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The Folkston crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Folkston 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 Folkston crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Folkston is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.6 daily crimes that occur in Folkston.
  • Folkston is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Folkston you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Folkston has decreased by 9%.

Compare Folkston, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Folkston (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Folkston, GA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Georgia as well as those across America as a whole. The Folkston, GA total amount of daily offenses is 1.57 times less than the Georgia average and 1.34 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Folkston, GA is 1.07 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 1.15 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Folkston, GA has a daily crime figure that is 1.67 times less than the Georgia average and 1.38 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Folkston (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Folkston, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Folkston, GA has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Folkston, GA is safer than 39% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Folkston, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Folkston, GA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Folkston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Folkston is 1 in 300
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Folkston is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Folkston is 1 in 49
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Folkston, GA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Folkston, GA, you have a 1 in 300 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 59. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Folkston, GA is 1 in 49.

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

Determining whether Folkston, GA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Folkston, GA has decreased by 29% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Folkston, GA has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

Folkston police department

ItemFolkstonGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)711,364558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
There are a total of 7 Folkston police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.5% less than the Georgia average and 14.2% less 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
Homeland, GA1,082000
Hilliard, FL3,1312521,5491,801
Folkston, GA5,2103341,7102,044

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hutchinson Island South, FL5,2091721,0561,228
Woodstock, VA5,2082282,1432,371
Eaton Rapids, MI5,2124211,6252,046
Williamson, AZ5,2071659481,113
Montevideo, MN5,2072121,9882,200
Folkston, GA5,2103341,7102,044
Source: The Folkston, 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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