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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 69%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePelham/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime130n/a (estimate)3,8012,4082,346
Murder2n/a58.58.86.5
Rape0n/a0.031.938.4
Robbery5n/a146.265.573.9
Assault10n/a292.4293.8279.7
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)497400388
Burglary20n/a584.8290.7314.2
Theft81n/a2,368.41,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft12n/a350.9238.2246.0
Property crime113n/a (estimate)3,3042,0071,958

Key findings

  • Pelham crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pelham are 28% higher than the national average
  • In Pelham you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pelham is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pelham has decreased by 22%

Pelham crime map

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The Pelham crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Pelham 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 Pelham crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Pelham (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Pelham for every 100,000 residents. The Pelham total amount of daily crime is 1.58 times more than the Georgia average and 1.62 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Pelham, is 1.24 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.28 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Pelham has a daily crime average that is 1.65 times more than the Georgia average and 1.69 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Pelham (higher is better)

      How safe is Pelham, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Pelham is safer than 22% of the cities in Georgia and 14% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Pelham. Overall, Pelham is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pelham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pelham is 1 in 202
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pelham is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pelham is 1 in 27
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Pelham, Georgia you have a 1 in 202 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pelham.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pelham, Georgia (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Pelham has decreased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Pelham has decreased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Pelham has decreased by 22% year over year.

      Pelham police department

      ItemPelhamGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
      There are a total of 11 Pelham police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% less than the Georgia average and 14% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Doerun, GA72301,1951,195
      Camilla, GA5,0751811,0241,205
      Newton, GA7735752,8873,462
      Sale City, GA4845922,9693,561
      Ochlocknee, GA6336193,1033,722
      Meigs, GA9186233,1263,749
      Pelham, GA3,7824973,3043,801

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Nome, AK3,7824,2051,8466,051
      Ashburn, GA3,7828832,9533,837
      Evergreen, AL3,7833141,4791,794
      Basalt, CO3,7830429429
      Hansville, WA3,7831311,2151,346
      Pelham, GA3,7824973,3043,801
      Source: The Pelham, 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.