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Total crime 117%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 142%
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 peopleTybee Island/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime170n/a (estimate)5,4002,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape2n/a63.527.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.075.081.6
Assault7n/a222.4232.0250.2
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)286341379
Burglary17n/a540.0372.1340.5
Theft142n/a4,510.81,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a63.5223.9219.9
Property crime161n/a (estimate)5,1142,3762,110

Key findings

  • Tybee Island crime rates are 117% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tybee Island are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Tybee Island you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tybee Island is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tybee Island has not changed

Tybee Island crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Tybee Island (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tybee Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tybee Island is 1 in 350
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tybee Island is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tybee Island is 1 in 19

      Year Over Year Crime In Tybee Island (per 100,000 people)

      Tybee Island police department

      ItemTybee IslandGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents9.74.03.3
      There are a total of 30 Tybee Island police officers. This results in 9.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 144.9% greater than the Georgia average and 198% 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
      Talahi Island, GA1,45448333381
      Isle of Hope, GA2,56453373426
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922111773884
      Skidaway Island, GA7,950120834953
      Dutch Island, GA9431389601,098
      Thunderbolt, GA2,6061491,1211,270
      Hilton Head Island, SC39,6512211,2701,491
      Tybee Island, GA3,0682865,1145,400

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Healthy Heights, OH3,0681791,2571,436
      Wallburg, NC3,0681641,0401,204
      Weston Lakes, TX3,06980455535
      Pine City, MN3,0671561,3741,530
      Ocean Grove, NJ3,06958378436
      Tybee Island, GA3,0682865,1145,400
      Source: The Tybee Island, 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.