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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRemerton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)2,7372,0582,324
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)547367370
Vehicle theft2n/a156.4206.5282.7
Property crime28n/a (estimate)2,1891,6911,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Remerton, GA

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Remerton crime rate is higher than the national average by 17.7%. Specifically, there were 7 violent crimes in Remerton, equivalent to 547 per 100,000 individuals, higher than the national average by 48%. Furthermore, Remerton recorded 28 property crimes, amounting to 2189 per 100,000 residents, which was higher than the average by 12%.

In the latest reported crime year, Remerton recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

Remerton has a property crime rate that closely mirrors the national average. There were a total of 2189 property crimes in Remerton, while the national average was 1954 per 100,000 people. This results in the area being no safer or more dangerous than the average city.

Is Remerton a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Remerton is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Remerton has a total crime rate that is 18% higher than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.1 daily crimes (0.02 violent daily crimes and 0.08 daily property crimes) in Remerton.

Has Crime in Remerton Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Remerton has didn't change by 0% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Remerton is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 30%, while property crime has didn't change by 12%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Remerton.

Potential Causes for Crime in Remerton

The educational level achieved in any given city can influence crime rates significantly. Greater educational achievement is frequently associated with decreased crime rates, as it offers individuals improved job prospects and alternatives to engaging in crime related activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment rates tend to coincide with elevated crime rates. In Remerton, 87.8% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, in contrast to the national average where 83% have achieved high school graduation.

In Remerton, the ratio of police officers and civilians stands at 7.74 per 1,000 residents, contrasting with the national average of 3.25. This discrepancy highlights the potential impact of law enforcement and community policing on crime rates. The strength of their collaboration can serve as a deterrent to criminal behavior, fostering a safer environment. Effective law enforcement leans heavily on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and cooperation between police and residents. It's essential to recognize that the effectiveness of these efforts isn't solely tied to the quantity of officers but also hinges on the quality of their engagement with the community.

High rent costs can create economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When a significant portion of one's income is spent on housing, there may be less money available for other essential needs such as food, healthcare and education. Economic stress can contribute to desperation and potentially lead individuals to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Average rent rates in Remerton are $768, compared to a national average of $949 per month.

Remerton crime map

The Remerton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Remerton as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Remerton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Remerton crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Remerton crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Remerton are 48% higher than the national average
      • In Remerton you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Remerton is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Remerton has decreased by 18%

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        Daily Crime In Remerton (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Remerton

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Remerton is 1 in 183
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Remerton is 1 in 46
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Remerton is 1 in 37

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

        Remerton police department

        Item Remerton Georgia National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)911,364558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.74.03.3
        There are a total of 9 Remerton police officers. This results in 7.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 95.6% greater than the Georgia average and 138% greater than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Georgia

        State Total offenders Georgia /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Hahira, GA2,989145320465
        Lake Park, GA856711,2091,280
        Lakeland, GA3,3032661,2271,494
        Quitman, GA3,7202681,4401,709
        Dasher, GA1,0714311,9872,418
        Cecil, GA2883482,0912,439
        Valdosta, GA56,3203502,2892,639
        Remerton, GA1,1825472,1892,737

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        Remerton, GA1,1825472,1892,737
        Source: The Remerton, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.