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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGay/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,555 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)195 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,360 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Gay crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gay are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Gay you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gay is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gay has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Gay (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Gay (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gay is 1 in 513
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gay is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gay is 1 in 65

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

      Gay police department

      ItemGayGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      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

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      Molena, GA501000
      Warm Springs, GA443000
      Brooks, GA5181611,1181,279
      Zebulon, GA1,4151661,1601,326
      Greenville, GA1,0651821,2681,450
      Hannahs Mill, GA3,8222351,6391,875
      Grantville, GA3,1517281,2752,003
      Gay, GA731951,3601,555

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eddyville, IL736582,9833,641
      Deweese, NE734643,1443,608
      Brocket, ND734553,1533,608
      Tennant, IA733692,3962,765
      Saronville, NE734342,9373,370
      Gay, GA731951,3601,555
      Source: The Gay, 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.