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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 13%
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 peopleTemple/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)1,9952,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a22.425.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault3n/a67.2216.6246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)90327381
Burglary14n/a313.8431.3376.0
Theft60n/a1,344.71,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a246.5235.4228.9
Property crime85n/a (estimate)1,9052,5742,200

Key findings

  • Temple crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Temple are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Temple you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Temple is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Temple has decreased by 39%

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

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      Daily Crime In Temple (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Temple for every 100,000 residents. The Temple total amount of daily crime is 1.45 times less than the Georgia average and 1.29 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Temple, is 3.64 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 4.25 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Temple has a daily crime average that is 1.35 times less than the Georgia average and 1.15 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Temple (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Temple, Georgia compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Temple safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Temple is safer than 71% of Georgia cities, and 59% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Georgia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Temple. At this time, Temple sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Temple

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Temple is 1 in 1116
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Temple is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Temple is 1 in 51
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Temple, Georgia? If you reside in Temple, then there is a 1 in 1116 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 53. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 51 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Temple.

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

      Determining whether Temple is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Temple violent crime rates have decreased by 64%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 36% year over year. Total crimes for Temple has decreased by 39% in the same time frame.

      Temple police department

      ItemTempleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.04.03.3
      There are a total of 13 Temple police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.5% less than the Georgia average and 7% 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
      Mount Zion, GA1,778110497607
      Dallas, GA12,6222742,2452,519
      Bowdon, GA2,2613802,2782,658
      Waco, GA4404523,5604,012
      Buchanan, GA1,3677723,3454,117
      Villa Rica, GA14,7553673,7534,119
      Tallapoosa, GA3,1556653,6404,305
      Temple, GA4,287901,9051,995

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Heber, CA4,2874642,4732,937
      Mountain Lakes, NJ4,2870998998
      Grafton, ND4,2871902,3242,514
      Waverly, NY4,2873371,3861,723
      Mitchell, IN4,2873291,8742,203
      Temple, GA4,287901,9051,995
      Source: The Temple, 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.