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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarlem/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40n/a (estimate)1,2452,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape0n/a0.031.938.4
Robbery5n/a155.665.573.9
Assault3n/a93.3293.8279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)249400388
Burglary11n/a342.3290.7314.2
Theft21n/a653.41,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0238.2246.0
Property crime32n/a (estimate)9962,0071,958

Key findings

  • Harlem crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Harlem are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Harlem you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Harlem is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Harlem has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Harlem (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harlem

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harlem is 1 in 402
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harlem is 1 in 101
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Harlem is 1 in 81

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

      Harlem police department

      ItemHarlemGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.03.3
      There are a total of 10 Harlem police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.2% less than the Georgia average and 10.6% greater 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
      Grovetown, GA12,848243696939
      Hephzibah, GA3,9362151,0781,293
      Evans, GA34,2702521,2631,514
      Martinez, GA35,4763781,8982,277
      Appling, GA7383841,9252,309
      Thomson, GA6,6994672,3422,809
      Blythe, GA7195372,6953,232
      Harlem, GA2,9142499961,245

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfield Harbour, NC2,913120637757
      Baraga, MI2,913000
      North Boston, NY2,915188728916
      Rineyville, KY2,91678535613
      Hamilton, IL2,9162258221,046
      Harlem, GA2,9142499961,245
      Source: The Harlem, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.