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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNicholls/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,501 (estimate)2,4082,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a31.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a65.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a293.8279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)416 (estimate)400388
Burglaryn/an/an/a290.7314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,085 (estimate)2,0071,958

Key findings

  • Nicholls crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nicholls are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Nicholls you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nicholls is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nicholls has decreased by 11%

Nicholls crime map

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The Nicholls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Nicholls as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Nicholls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Nicholls (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nicholls

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nicholls is 1 in 241
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nicholls is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nicholls is 1 in 40

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

      Nicholls police department

      ItemNichollsGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.94.03.3
      There are a total of 3 Nicholls police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 78.4% less than the Georgia average and 73.7% 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
      Douglas, GA11,742859491,035
      Broxton, GA1,0982251,1271,351
      Denton, GA2094932,4712,964
      Alma, GA3,5115344,9555,490
      Nicholls, GA4,0214162,0852,501

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamilton, NY4,0203051,1841,489
      Rossville, GA4,0205254,8265,351
      Fort Defiance, AZ4,0225042,3152,819
      Stilwell, OK4,0194672,5553,022
      Mosinee, WI4,02374858931
      Nicholls, GA4,0214162,0852,501
      Source: The Nicholls, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.