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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 52%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)3,657 (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)459 (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)3,198 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Higgston crime rates are 47% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Higgston are 21% higher than the national average
  • In Higgston you have a 1 in 28 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 6%

Higgston crime map

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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 218
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Higgston is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Higgston is 1 in 28

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Uvalda, GA590000
      Mount Vernon, GA2,3111931,3461,539
      Soperton, GA3,0422451,7041,948
      Lyons, GA4,3643452,4072,752
      Vidalia, GA10,6743972,7673,164
      Santa Claus, GA2214373,0453,482
      Ailey, GA6104503,1343,584
      Higgston, GA4334593,1983,657

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spillville, IA4333312,1502,481
      Keytesville, MO4337594,0494,808
      Rutland, OH4334212,9543,375
      Wykoff, MN4333473,0573,404
      Hixton, WI4333761,8882,264
      Higgston, GA4334593,1983,657
      Source: The Higgston, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.