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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 49%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime145n/a (estimate)3,5382,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a24.425.242.6
Robbery3n/a73.278.786.2
Assault7n/a170.8216.6246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)268327381
Burglary21n/a512.4431.3376.0
Theft111n/a2,708.61,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a48.8235.4228.9
Property crime134n/a (estimate)3,2702,5742,200

Key findings

  • Madison crime rates are 37% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Madison are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Madison you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Madison is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Madison has decreased by 17%

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      Daily Crime In Madison (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Madison, per 100,000 residents. In Madison, the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Georgia average and 1.37 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Madison are 1.22 times less than the Georgia average and 1.42 times less than the national average. For property crime, Madison has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times more than the Georgia average and 1.49 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Madison (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Madison in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Madison safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Madison being safer than 46% of cities in Georgia and 28% 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 Madison. In conclusion, Madison ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison is 1 in 373
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 29
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Madison, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 373. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Madison is 1 in 29.

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

      A good indicator of whether Madison is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Madison has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Madison has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Madison has decreased by 18% year over year.

      Madison police department

      ItemMadisonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.74.03.3
      There are a total of 15 Madison police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.2% less than the Georgia average and 14.1% 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
      Social Circle, GA4,3501991,6601,860
      Rutledge, GA9243202,5172,837
      Bostwick, GA3833592,8233,181
      Good Hope, GA3253642,8673,231
      Mansfield, GA4164433,4843,927
      Newborn, GA7524573,6004,058
      Buckhead, GA2004633,6484,112
      Madison, GA4,0102683,2703,538

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cedarville, OH4,0112421,8782,120
      Redwood, TX4,0094072,3452,752
      Rosewood Heights, IL4,0113301,5811,911
      San Joaquin, CA4,0114642,4732,937
      Smithville, TX4,0083472,0132,360
      Madison, GA4,0102683,2703,538
      Source: The Madison, 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.