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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 46%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSavannah/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,521 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)442 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,079 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Savannah crime rates are 41% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Savannah are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Savannah you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Savannah is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Savannah has increased by 23%

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

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      Daily Crime In Savannah (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Savannah

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Savannah is 1 in 227
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Savannah is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Savannah is 1 in 29

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

      Savannah police department

      ItemSavannahGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)82111,364558,732
      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
      Talahi Island, GA1,45448333381
      Isle of Hope, GA2,56453373426
      Henderson, GA1,68183580663
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922111773884
      Skidaway Island, GA7,950120834953
      Bluffton, SC15,7651858871,072
      Vernonburg, GA1201389601,098
      Savannah, GA144,7174423,0793,521

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Metairie, LA144,7723742,1572,531
      Syracuse, NY144,3507933,1343,927
      Frisco, TX145,646801,1981,279
      Mesquite, TX143,7714793,6324,111
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Savannah, GA144,7174423,0793,521
      Source: The Savannah, 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.