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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 82%
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.
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 peopleMeigs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,518 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)509 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,009 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Meigs crime rates are 75% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Meigs are 34% higher than the national average
  • In Meigs you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Meigs is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Meigs has decreased by 10%

Meigs crime map

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      Daily Crime In Meigs (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Meigs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Meigs is 1 in 197
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Meigs is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Meigs is 1 in 23

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

      Meigs police department

      ItemMeigsGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.94.03.3
      There are a total of 2 Meigs police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.6% less than the Georgia average and 41.1% 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
      Coolidge, GA5920191191
      Cairo, GA9,7082233,4023,625
      Camilla, GA5,0753793,5693,947
      Pelham, GA3,7828833,3894,272
      Sale City, GA4844843,8084,292
      Whigham, GA7134983,9184,415
      Ochlocknee, GA6335063,9804,486
      Meigs, GA9185094,0094,518

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shoreham, MI9182579461,203
      Sharptown, MD9186612,8653,526
      Riesel, TX9180390390
      Poestenkill, NY9183901,6031,992
      Burr Oak, MI9186612,4353,097
      Meigs, GA9185094,0094,518
      Source: The Meigs, 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.