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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 58%
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.
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 peopleHiggston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,905 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)440 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,464 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Higgston crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Higgston are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Higgston you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Higgston is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Higgston has decreased by 15%

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

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      Daily Crime In Higgston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Higgston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Higgston is 1 in 228
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Higgston is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Higgston is 1 in 26

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

      Higgston police department

      ItemHiggstonGeorgiaNational
      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.

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      Uvalda, GA590000
      Lyons, GA4,3642337701,004
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      Ailey, GA6104313,3963,827
      Alston, GA1544453,5013,945
      Higgston, GA4334403,4643,905

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      Richland, IN4335042,8753,379
      Keytesville, MO4337704,0614,831
      Birchwood, WI4332342,3362,570
      Klickitat, WA4334884,6115,099
      Broad Top City, PA4333721,8112,182
      Higgston, GA4334403,4643,905
      Source: The Higgston, 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.