Reported Annual Crime In Port Wentworth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Wentworth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime137n/a (estimate)1,6753,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Wentworth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.26.65.3
Rape1n/a12.234.040.4
Robbery2n/a24.5118.4102.8
Assault9n/a110.1238.5248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)159398386
Burglary21n/a256.8614.4468.9
Theft79n/a966.12,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft24n/a293.5259.9236.9
Property crime124n/a (estimate)1,5163,0052,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Port Wentworth, GA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Port Wentworth, GA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Port Wentworth, GA is 51% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Georgia, and when compared with the national average, is 41% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Port Wentworth, GA has 60% lower than violent crime rate than Georgia average, while remaining 59% lower than the national average. In property crime, Port Wentworth, GA is 50% lower than the average of Georgia and is 38% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Port Wentworth is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.59 daily crimes that occur in Port Wentworth.
  • Port Wentworth is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Port Wentworth you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Port Wentworth has increased by 8%.

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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, GA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Georgia and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Port Wentworth, GA are 2.03 times less than the Georgia average and 1.69 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Port Wentworth, GA are 2.50 times less than than Georgia and 2.43 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Port Wentworth, GA are 1.98 times less than than Georgia and 1.62 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Port Wentworth (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Port Wentworth, GA compared to every other city in Georgia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Port Wentworth, GA ranks safer than 77% of every city located within Georgia along with 64% 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. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Port Wentworth, GA. As a result, Port Wentworth, GA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of 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 629
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Wentworth is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Wentworth is 1 in 60
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Port Wentworth, GA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Port Wentworth, GA, then there is a 1 in 629 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 66. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Port Wentworth, GA.

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

Determining whether Port Wentworth, GA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Port Wentworth, GA has increased by 34% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Port Wentworth, GA has increased by 8% 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
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 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, GA1,45456422477
Isle of Hope, GA2,56462471534
Henderson, GA1,68197733830
Whitemarsh Island, GA6,9221299771,106
Skidaway Island, GA7,9501401,0541,194
Dutch Island, GA9431611,2141,374
Vernonburg, GA1201611,2141,374
Port Wentworth, GA7,0521591,5161,675

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Porters Neck, NC7,0521218901,011
Pollock Pines, CA7,0534752,7273,202
Lower Allen, PA7,0542311,2761,508
Roanoke, TX7,0551041,8941,998
Austell, GA7,0565272,4572,984
Port Wentworth, GA7,0521591,5161,675
Source: The Port Wentworth, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.