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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 21%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStatesboro/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime955n/a (estimate)3,0012,9002,580
Murder3n/a9.46.15.0
Rape13n/a40.925.242.6
Robbery37n/a116.378.786.2
Assault57n/a179.1216.6246.8
Violent crime110n/a (estimate)346327381
Burglary159n/a499.7431.3376.0
Theft651n/a2,045.91,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft35n/a110.0235.4228.9
Property crime845n/a (estimate)2,6562,5742,200

Key findings

  • Statesboro crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Statesboro are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Statesboro you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Statesboro is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Statesboro has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Statesboro (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Statesboro for every 100,000 residents. The Statesboro total amount of daily crime is 1.03 times more than the Georgia average and 1.16 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Statesboro, is 1.06 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.10 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Statesboro has a daily crime average that is 1.03 times more than the Georgia average and 1.21 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Statesboro (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Statesboro in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Statesboro safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Statesboro being safer than 46% of cities in Georgia and 29% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Statesboro. In conclusion, Statesboro ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Statesboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Statesboro is 1 in 290
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Statesboro is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Statesboro is 1 in 34
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Statesboro, Georgia you have a 1 in 290 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Statesboro.

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

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

      Statesboro police department

      ItemStatesboroGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.54.03.3
      There are a total of 74 Statesboro police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.1% less than the Georgia average and 23.4% 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
      Brooklet, GA1,726121607729
      Pulaski, GA2844093,2173,626
      Register, GA1444543,5754,030
      Portal, GA6414773,7534,230
      Oliver, GA3114943,8874,381
      Statesboro, GA30,5973462,6563,001

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newington, CT30,590692,5672,636
      Ithaca, NY30,6252312,6172,848
      Banning, CA30,6434291,6882,118
      Milford Mill, MD30,6506312,7363,368
      LaGrange, GA30,5354254,6005,024
      Statesboro, GA30,5973462,6563,001
      Source: The Statesboro, 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.