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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 1%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,436 (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)306 (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)2,130 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Jefferson crime rates are 2% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jefferson are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jefferson is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jefferson has increased by 70%

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      Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 328
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 42

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

      Jefferson police department

      ItemJeffersonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
      There are a total of 27 Jefferson police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the Georgia average and 14% less 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
      Maysville, GA2,3090541541
      Hoschton, GA1,782106739845
      Bogart, GA1,1271268781,004
      Braselton, GA8,409651,0411,106
      Nicholson, GA1,5421591,1051,264
      Russell, GA1,3951741,2151,390
      Statham, GA2,5892571,5801,837
      Jefferson, GA9,9463062,1302,436

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, IA9,94434750783
      Fairfield, IA9,9422931,9022,195
      Brownsville, TN9,9381,6173,5245,141
      Elkhorn, WI9,9311209511,071
      Hope, AR9,9687244,0974,821
      Jefferson, GA9,9463062,1302,436
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.