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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 3%
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 peopleJackson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,351 (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)295 (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)2,056 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Jackson crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jackson are 22% lower than the national average
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jackson is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jackson has decreased by 37%

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      Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 339
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 43

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

      Jackson police department

      ItemJacksonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.03.3
      There are a total of 17 Jackson police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.2% less than the Georgia average and 3.2% 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
      Milner, GA1,2581551,0821,237
      Heron Bay, GA4,0421721,1991,371
      Locust Grove, GA5,7423502,4362,786
      McDonough, GA23,0862742,7823,056
      Jenkinsburg, GA3664262,9683,394
      Flovilla, GA5464843,3733,857
      Orchard Hill, GA2475513,8404,391
      Jackson, GA4,9502952,0562,351

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yarmouth Port, MA4,950194699893
      Tara Hills, CA4,9503521,8592,211
      West Salem, WI4,94998747845
      Desloge, MO4,9493095,1435,452
      Whiteland, IN4,9492411,2801,521
      Jackson, GA4,9502952,0562,351
      Source: The Jackson, 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.