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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 81%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlains/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)5562,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault1n/a138.9216.6246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)139327381
Burglary2n/a277.8431.3376.0
Theft0n/a0.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a138.9235.4228.9
Property crime3n/a (estimate)4172,5742,200

Key findings

  • Plains crime rates are 78% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plains are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Plains you have a 1 in 180 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plains is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plains has decreased by 88%

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

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      Daily Crime In Plains (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plains

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plains is 1 in 720
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plains is 1 in 240
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plains is 1 in 180

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

      Plains police department

      ItemPlainsGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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
      Webster County, GA2,6721851,4571,642
      Bronwood, GA1794623,6334,094
      Parrott, GA1324773,7574,235
      Andersonville, GA2505003,9344,434
      Smithville, GA6555053,9724,477
      Americus, GA16,1858566,0666,922
      Plains, GA721139417556

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olin, IA7213352,2682,603
      Friendship, WI7214152,1942,609
      Patterson Springs, NC7215763,7984,373
      Warsaw, MN7212121,9202,132
      Elloree, SC7211532,4542,607
      Plains, GA721139417556
      Source: The Plains, 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.