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Total crime 124%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 139%
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 peopleThomaston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime504n/a (estimate)5,7912,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape4n/a46.025.242.6
Robbery10n/a114.978.786.2
Assault32n/a367.7216.6246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)529327381
Burglary57n/a654.9431.3376.0
Theft380n/a4,366.31,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a241.3235.4228.9
Property crime458n/a (estimate)5,2632,5742,200

Key findings

  • Thomaston crime rates are 124% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Thomaston are 39% higher than the national average
  • In Thomaston you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Thomaston is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Thomaston has increased by 47%

Thomaston crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Thomaston (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Thomaston, Georgia is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Thomaston are 2.00 times more than the Georgia average and 2.24 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Thomaston are 1.62 times more than than Georgia and 1.39 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Thomaston are 2.04 times more than than Georgia and 2.39 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Thomaston (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Thomaston safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Thomaston is safer than 18% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Thomaston is safer than 9% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Thomaston. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Thomaston is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Thomaston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Thomaston is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Thomaston is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Thomaston is 1 in 18
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Thomaston, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 190. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Thomaston is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Thomaston, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Thomaston has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Thomaston has increased by 50% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Thomaston has increased by 47% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Thomaston police department

      ItemThomastonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2911,364558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Molena, GA501000
      Zebulon, GA1,4150511511
      Gay, GA731871,4731,661
      Hannahs Mill, GA3,8222261,7762,002
      Talbotton, GA1,1188301,6612,491
      Meansville, GA1453432,7013,044
      Barnesville, GA6,6113682,8943,262
      Thomaston, GA8,9765295,2635,791

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Scaggsville, MD8,9751888151,004
      Fort Valley, GA8,9751,0723,0204,092
      Toppenish, WA8,9773715,5185,889
      Wasilla, AK8,9725806,0546,634
      Lancaster, SC8,9715303,2773,807
      Thomaston, GA8,9765295,2635,791
      Source: The Thomaston, 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.