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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 40%
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 peoplePort Wentworth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)1,6582,9002,580
Murder1n/a11.06.15.0
Rape6n/a65.925.242.6
Robbery4n/a43.978.786.2
Assault20n/a219.7216.6246.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)340327381
Burglary14n/a153.8431.3376.0
Theft89n/a977.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft17n/a186.7235.4228.9
Property crime120n/a (estimate)1,3182,5742,200

Key findings

  • Port Wentworth crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Port Wentworth are 11% lower than the national average
  • In Port Wentworth you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Port Wentworth is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Port Wentworth has decreased by 1%

Port Wentworth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Port Wentworth (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Port Wentworth, Georgia is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Port Wentworth are 1.75 times less than the Georgia average and 1.56 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Port Wentworth are 1.04 times more than than Georgia and 1.12 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Port Wentworth are 1.95 times less than than Georgia and 1.67 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Port Wentworth (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Port Wentworth to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Port Wentworth safe? The gauges above illustrate that Port Wentworth is safer than 55% of every city located within Georgia along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Port Wentworth, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Wentworth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Wentworth is 1 in 294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Wentworth is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Wentworth is 1 in 61
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Port Wentworth, Georgia? If you reside in Port Wentworth, then there is a 1 in 294 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 76. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 61 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Port Wentworth.

      Year Over Year Crime In Port Wentworth (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Port Wentworth is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Port Wentworth violent crime rates have increased by 114%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Port Wentworth has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

      Port Wentworth police department

      ItemPort WentworthGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.34.03.3
      There are a total of 24 Port Wentworth police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.3% greater than the Georgia average and 33% 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
      Talahi Island, GA1,45446361407
      Isle of Hope, GA2,56451404455
      Henderson, GA1,68180628708
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922106837943
      Skidaway Island, GA7,9501159031,018
      Dutch Island, GA9431321,0401,172
      Vernonburg, GA1201321,0401,172
      Port Wentworth, GA7,0523401,3181,658

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Porters Neck, NC7,052123811934
      Pollock Pines, CA7,0534772,5423,020
      Lower Allen, PA7,0542241,0911,315
      Roanoke, TX7,0552471,1661,414
      Austell, GA7,0567122,3013,013
      Port Wentworth, GA7,0523401,3181,658
      Source: The Port Wentworth, 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.