Annual Crime In Metter (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 peopleMetter/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime119n/a (estimate)2,9892,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMetter/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a25.125.242.6
Robbery3n/a75.478.786.2
Assault3n/a75.4216.6246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)176327381
Burglary27n/a678.2431.3376.0
Theft82n/a2,059.81,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a75.4235.4228.9
Property crime112n/a (estimate)2,8132,5742,200

Key findings

  • Metter crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Metter are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Metter you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Metter is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Metter has decreased by 32%

Metter crime map

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Compare Metter, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Metter (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Metter on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Metter (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia, are 1.03 times more than the state average and 1.16 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Metter on a daily basis are 1.86 times less than than Georgia average and 2.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Metter are 1.09 times more than the daily state average and 1.28 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Metter (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Metter, GA in comparison to other cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Metter to other cities in the state and across the country, Metter is 54% safer than other cities of Georgia and 38% safer than other cities in the nation. Metter has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Metter

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Metter is 1 in 569
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Metter is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Metter is 1 in 34
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Metter? In Metter, you have a 1 in 569 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Metter, GA is 1 in 34.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Metter, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Metter has decreased by 69%, while the property crime rate in Metter has decreased by 27% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Metter has decreased by 32% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Metter police department

      ItemMetterGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.03.3
      There are a total of 14 Metter police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% less than the Georgia average and 0.9% 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
      Twin City, GA2,2052041,6081,812
      Pulaski, GA2844093,2173,626
      Register, GA1444543,5754,030
      Cobbtown, GA3604663,6724,138
      Portal, GA6414773,7534,230
      Stillmore, GA5725234,1154,638
      Collins, GA4645284,1604,688
      Metter, GA4,0991762,8132,989

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Copperopolis, CA4,0993521,8722,224
      Skippack, PA4,09879387466
      Oakwood, GA4,0983114,3554,666
      Lisbon Falls, ME4,100831,0001,083
      Spring Valley Village, TX4,098107615722
      Metter, GA4,0991762,8132,989
      Source: The Metter, 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.