Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

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 peopleJefferson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime163n/a (estimate)1,4312,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a8.825.242.6
Robbery2n/a17.678.786.2
Assault9n/a79.0216.6246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)105327381
Burglary21n/a184.3431.3376.0
Theft121n/a1,062.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a79.0235.4228.9
Property crime151n/a (estimate)1,3252,5742,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Jefferson, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Jefferson, GA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Jefferson, GA crime rates are 51% lower than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 45% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Jefferson, GA has a rate that is 68% lower than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 72% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Jefferson, GA is 49% lower than its state's mean, and 40% lower than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.92 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has decreased by 38%.

Compare Jefferson, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jefferson, GA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Georgia as well as those across America as a whole. The Jefferson, GA total amount of daily offenses is 2.03 times less than the Georgia average and 1.80 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jefferson, GA is 3.10 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 3.61 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jefferson, GA has a daily crime figure that is 1.94 times less than the Georgia average and 1.66 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Jefferson (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Jefferson, GA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Jefferson, GA to other cities in the state and across the country, Jefferson, GA is 72% safer than other cities of Georgia and 61% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Georgia cities and all around the United States, Jefferson, GA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jefferson, GA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 950
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 70
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jefferson, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jefferson, GA you have a 1 in 950 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jefferson, GA.

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

      The year over year crime rate for Jefferson, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Jefferson, GA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% in Jefferson, GA, while property crimes in Jefferson, GA have decreased by 39%. Crimes in total for Jefferson, GA have decreased by 38% year over year.

      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
      Braselton, GA8,4099563572
      Hoschton, GA1,782102800902
      Maysville, GA2,3091029201,022
      Bogart, GA1,1271219511,072
      Nicholson, GA1,5421521,1971,349
      Russell, GA1,3951671,3171,484
      Auburn, GA7,291911,7391,830
      Jefferson, GA9,9461051,3251,431

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, IA9,94483828910
      Fairfield, IA9,9421553,2703,425
      Brownsville, TN9,9381,1174,0575,174
      Elkhorn, WI9,9311311,1381,268
      Hope, AR9,9687704,0234,793
      Jefferson, GA9,9461051,3251,431
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.