Annual Crime In St. Simons (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are 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)1,105 (estimate)2,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Simons/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)125 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)981 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • St. Simons crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Simons are 67% lower than the national average
  • In St. Simons you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Simons is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Simons has decreased by 15%

St. Simons crime map

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Compare St. Simons, GA Crime To Other Cities

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

      How Safe is St. Simons (higher is better)

      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 803
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Simons is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Simons is 1 in 91

      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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      St. Simons, GA13,4801259811,105

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      Waimalu, HI13,4782542,9293,183
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      St. Simons, GA13,4801259811,105
      Source: The St. Simons, 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.