Annual Crime In Jackson (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are 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 crime190n/a (estimate)3,7252,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a19.625.242.6
Robbery5n/a98.078.786.2
Assault12n/a235.2216.6246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)353327381
Burglary23n/a450.9431.3376.0
Theft141n/a2,764.21,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft8n/a156.8235.4228.9
Property crime172n/a (estimate)3,3722,5742,200

Key findings

  • Jackson crime rates are 44% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jackson are 7% lower than the national average
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jackson is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jackson has increased by 78%

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Compare Jackson, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Jackson for every 100,000 residents. The Jackson total amount of daily crime is 1.28 times more than the Georgia average and 1.44 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jackson, is 1.08 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.08 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Jackson has a daily crime average that is 1.31 times more than the Georgia average and 1.53 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Jackson in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Jackson being safer than 40% of cities in Georgia and 22% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Jackson. In conclusion, Jackson ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 284
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 27
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Jackson? If you reside in Jackson, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 284. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 30 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Jackson, is 1 in 27.

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

      Determining whether Jackson is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Jackson violent crime rates have increased by 150%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 73% year over year. Total crimes for Jackson has increased by 78% in the same time frame.

      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, GA1,2581491,1721,321
      Heron Bay, GA4,0421651,2991,464
      McDonough, GA23,0861472,6322,779
      Jenkinsburg, GA3664083,2153,624
      Flovilla, GA5464643,6544,118
      Orchard Hill, GA2475284,1604,688
      Locust Grove, GA5,7421905,9116,100
      Jackson, GA4,9503533,3723,725

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tara Hills, CA4,9503571,8982,255
      Yarmouth Port, MA4,950200748948
      Desloge, MO4,9493095,1435,452
      Whiteland, IN4,9492481,4151,663
      Crystal Springs, MS4,9511951,9982,192
      Jackson, GA4,9503533,3723,725
      Source: The Jackson, 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.