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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 182%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleFort Valley/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime355n/a (estimate)4,0922,9002,580
Murder1n/a11.56.15.0
Rape1n/a11.525.242.6
Robbery11n/a126.878.786.2
Assault80n/a922.2216.6246.8
Violent crime93n/a (estimate)1,072327381
Burglary53n/a611.0431.3376.0
Theft193n/a2,224.81,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft16n/a184.4235.4228.9
Property crime262n/a (estimate)3,0202,5742,200

Key findings

  • Fort Valley crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fort Valley are 182% higher than the national average
  • In Fort Valley you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fort Valley is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fort Valley has decreased by 20%

Fort Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fort Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fort Valley, GA per 100,000 people. In Fort Valley, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.41 times more than the Georgia average and 1.59 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Fort Valley is 3.28 times more than the Georgia average and 2.82 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Fort Valley has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Georgia average and 1.37 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Fort Valley (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Fort Valley safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fort Valley is safer than 9% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Fort Valley is safer than 5% 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 Fort Valley. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fort Valley is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Valley is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Valley is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Valley is 1 in 25
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fort Valley? In Fort Valley, you have a 1 in 94 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 34. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Valley, GA is 1 in 25.

      Year Over Year Crime In Fort Valley (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Fort Valley is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fort Valley violent crime rates have decreased by 6%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Fort Valley has decreased by 20% in the same time frame.

      Fort Valley police department

      ItemFort ValleyGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.03.3
      There are a total of 26 Fort Valley police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34% less than the Georgia average and 19.7% less 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
      Reynolds, GA1,3880202202
      Marshallville, GA1,4931651,2961,461
      Roberta, GA8766192,1652,784
      Byron, GA4,956382,9102,948
      Perry, GA15,2933843,0213,404
      Centerville, GA7,5763984,3874,785
      Warner Robins, GA73,2655875,5516,137
      Fort Valley, GA8,9751,0723,0204,092

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Scaggsville, MD8,9751888151,004
      Thomaston, GA8,9765295,2635,791
      Toppenish, WA8,9773715,5185,889
      Wasilla, AK8,9725806,0546,634
      Lancaster, SC8,9715303,2773,807
      Fort Valley, GA8,9751,0723,0204,092
      Source: The Fort Valley, 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.