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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHiawassee/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26n/a (estimate)2,8382,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape0n/a0.027.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.081.6
Assault5n/a545.9232.0250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)546341379
Burglary2n/a218.3372.1340.5
Theft17n/a1,855.91,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a218.3223.9219.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)2,2932,3762,110

Key findings

  • Hiawassee crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hiawassee are 44% higher than the national average
  • In Hiawassee you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hiawassee is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hiawassee has not changed

Hiawassee crime map

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      Daily Crime In Hiawassee (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hiawassee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hiawassee is 1 in 184
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hiawassee is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hiawassee is 1 in 36

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

      Hiawassee police department

      ItemHiawasseeGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.03.3
      There are a total of 4 Hiawassee police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% greater than the Georgia average and 36.5% 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
      Young Harris, GA1,0271439991,143
      Hayesville, NC4274712,9813,452
      Blairsville, GA7295003,4853,985
      Hiawassee, GA8875462,2932,838

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Crested Butte, CO8878151,7462,561
      Hollister, NC8875863,7154,302
      Bird Island, MN8873122,7523,064
      Lobelville, TN8878253,6774,502
      Danielsville, GA88702,7262,726
      Hiawassee, GA8875462,2932,838
      Source: The Hiawassee, 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.