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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOglethorpe/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)2,3282,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape0n/a0.027.542.6
Robbery1n/a86.275.081.6
Assault3n/a258.6232.0250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)345341379
Burglary6n/a517.2372.1340.5
Theft16n/a1,379.31,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a86.2223.9219.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)1,9832,3762,110

Key findings

  • Oglethorpe crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oglethorpe are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Oglethorpe you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oglethorpe is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oglethorpe has not changed

Oglethorpe crime map

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      Daily Crime In Oglethorpe (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oglethorpe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oglethorpe is 1 in 290
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oglethorpe is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oglethorpe is 1 in 43

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

      Oglethorpe police department

      ItemOglethorpeGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.03.3
      There are a total of 5 Oglethorpe police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.4% less than the Georgia average and 17.6% 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
      Ellaville, GA1,9575347471,281
      Marshallville, GA1,4931721,1971,368
      Montezuma, GA3,2412331,6211,854
      Dooling, GA3034703,2753,745
      Andersonville, GA2505213,6314,153
      Byromville, GA4495403,7594,299
      Lilly, GA2645433,7804,323
      Oglethorpe, GA1,3233451,9832,328

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Thompson, SD1,3232249941,218
      Bangor, WI1,3230136136
      Botkins, OH1,323115804919
      Ivanhoe, TX1,3232081,1901,398
      Remington, IN1,323154819974
      Oglethorpe, GA1,3233451,9832,328
      Source: The Oglethorpe, 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.