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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 75%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandersville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)4,0962,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape0n/a0.027.542.6
Robbery2n/a36.975.081.6
Assault20n/a369.0232.0250.2
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)406341379
Burglary18n/a332.1372.1340.5
Theft174n/a3,210.31,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a147.6223.9219.9
Property crime200n/a (estimate)3,6902,3762,110

Key findings

  • Sandersville crime rates are 65% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sandersville are 7% higher than the national average
  • In Sandersville you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sandersville is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sandersville has decreased by 7%

Sandersville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sandersville (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sandersville, per 100,000 residents. In Sandersville, the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times more than the Georgia average and 1.65 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Sandersville are 1.19 times more than the Georgia average and 1.07 times more than the national average. For property crime, Sandersville has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than the Georgia average and 1.75 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Sandersville (higher is better)

      How safe is Sandersville, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Sandersville is safer than 35% of the cities in Georgia and 17% 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 Sandersville. Overall, Sandersville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandersville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandersville is 1 in 247
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandersville is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandersville is 1 in 25
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Sandersville, Georgia? If you reside in Sandersville, then there is a 1 in 247 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 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Sandersville.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sandersville, 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 Sandersville has increased by 12%, the amount of property crime in Sandersville has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Sandersville has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Sandersville police department

      ItemSandersvilleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.24.03.3
      There are a total of 19 Sandersville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.3% less than the Georgia average and 1.8% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Davisboro, GA1,8130117117
      Tennille, GA1,6494051,4161,821
      Riddleville, GA563452,4052,750
      Deepstep, GA1643652,5412,906
      Oconee, GA3055173,6034,121
      Harrison, GA4955333,7144,247
      Sandersville, GA5,7764063,6904,096

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Robertsdale, AL5,7764552,3792,833
      Doney Park, AZ5,7752251,2061,431
      Hingham, MA5,777125764889
      Mount Carmel, PA5,7733731,7092,081
      Ware, MA5,7715008471,346
      Sandersville, GA5,7764063,6904,096
      Source: The Sandersville, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.