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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 57%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Simons/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,035 (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)130 (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)905 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • St. Simons crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Simons are 66% lower than the national average
  • In St. Simons you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Simons is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Simons has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Simons (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Simons

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Simons is 1 in 770
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Simons is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Simons is 1 in 97

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Simons (per 100,000 people)

      St. Simons police department

      ItemSt. SimonsGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      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.

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      Darien, GA2,8251891,3171,506
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      St. Simons, GA13,4801309051,035

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      Orangeburg, SC13,4781,3265,8507,176
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      St. Simons, GA13,4801309051,035
      Source: The St. Simons, 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.