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Total crime 116%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 119%
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 peopleSwainsboro/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime404n/a (estimate)5,3862,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape3n/a40.027.542.6
Robbery14n/a186.675.081.6
Assault40n/a533.3232.0250.2
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)760341379
Burglary31n/a413.3372.1340.5
Theft304n/a4,052.81,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a160.0223.9219.9
Property crime347n/a (estimate)4,6262,3762,110

Key findings

  • Swainsboro crime rates are 116% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Swainsboro are 100% higher than the national average
  • In Swainsboro you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Swainsboro is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Swainsboro has not changed

Swainsboro crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Swainsboro (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Swainsboro, GA per 100,000 people. In Swainsboro, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.98 times more than the Georgia average and 2.16 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Swainsboro is 2.23 times more than the Georgia average and 2.00 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Swainsboro has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the Georgia average and 2.19 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Swainsboro (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Swainsboro to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Swainsboro safe? The gauges above illustrate that Swainsboro is safer than 7% of every city located within Georgia along with 4% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Swainsboro, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Swainsboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Swainsboro is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Swainsboro is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Swainsboro is 1 in 19
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Swainsboro, Georgia? If you reside in Swainsboro, then there is a 1 in 132 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 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Swainsboro.

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

      A good indicator of whether Swainsboro is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Swainsboro has not changed, while the property crime rate in Swainsboro has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Swainsboro has not changed year over year.

      Swainsboro police department

      ItemSwainsboroGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2511,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.44.03.3
      There are a total of 25 Swainsboro police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14% less than the Georgia average and 4.7% greater 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
      Twin City, GA2,2052131,4841,697
      Garfield, GA1394793,3373,816
      Nunez, GA964853,3793,864
      Summertown, GA2565443,7874,331
      Stillmore, GA5725453,7984,343
      Kite, GA3315503,8334,383
      Adrian, GA6765513,8404,391
      Swainsboro, GA7,5047604,6265,386

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Orland, CA7,5044301,7452,175
      Haddon Heights, NJ7,50640719758
      West Glens Falls, NY7,5014211,6102,031
      East Franklin, NJ7,5092291,4801,710
      Calipatria, CA7,5116193,2723,891
      Swainsboro, GA7,5047604,6265,386
      Source: The Swainsboro, 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.