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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 30%
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 peopleSylvester/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,127 (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)392 (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)2,734 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Sylvester crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sylvester are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Sylvester you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sylvester is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sylvester has decreased by 6%

Sylvester crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sylvester (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sylvester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sylvester is 1 in 255
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sylvester is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sylvester is 1 in 32

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

      Sylvester police department

      ItemSylvesterGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.03.3
      There are a total of 26 Sylvester police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.9% greater than the Georgia average and 26.5% 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
      Doerun, GA72301,1951,195
      Ty Ty, GA1,0151901,3251,515
      Ashburn, GA3,7828832,9533,837
      Omega, GA1,1115733,2763,849
      Poulan, GA8675053,5174,022
      Sumner, GA4285113,5594,070
      Sycamore, GA7665513,8404,391
      Sylvester, GA6,1083922,7343,127

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Farmingdale, NY6,1082379061,143
      Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,10968534602
      Beardstown, IL6,1098294,7195,548
      Rochester, IN6,1103641,9352,299
      Glenarden, MD6,11064866930
      Sylvester, GA6,1083922,7343,127
      Source: The Sylvester, 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.