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Total crime 106%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 114%
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 peopleVidalia/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime558n/a (estimate)5,3202,9002,580
Murder2n/a19.16.15.0
Rape1n/a9.525.242.6
Robbery17n/a162.178.786.2
Assault45n/a429.1216.6246.8
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)620327381
Burglary88n/a839.1431.3376.0
Theft380n/a3,623.21,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft25n/a238.4235.4228.9
Property crime493n/a (estimate)4,7012,5742,200

Key findings

  • Vidalia crime rates are 106% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vidalia are 63% higher than the national average
  • In Vidalia you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vidalia is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vidalia has decreased by 19%

Vidalia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Vidalia (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Vidalia, GA per 100,000 people. In Vidalia, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.83 times more than the Georgia average and 2.06 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Vidalia is 1.90 times more than the Georgia average and 1.63 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Vidalia has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times more than the Georgia average and 2.14 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Vidalia (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Vidalia, Georgia compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Vidalia safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Vidalia is safer than 14% of Georgia cities, and 7% 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 Vidalia. At this time, Vidalia sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vidalia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vidalia is 1 in 162
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vidalia is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vidalia is 1 in 19
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Vidalia? In Vidalia, GA you have a 1 in 162 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vidalia.

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

      A good indicator of whether Vidalia 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 Vidalia has increased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Vidalia has decreased by 21% year over year. The number of total crimes in Vidalia has decreased by 19% year over year.

      Vidalia police department

      ItemVidaliaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.03.3
      There are a total of 40 Vidalia police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Georgia average and 15.4% 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
      Uvalda, GA590000
      Lyons, GA4,3642337701,004
      Mount Vernon, GA2,3111851,4581,643
      Soperton, GA3,0422351,8462,080
      Santa Claus, GA2214193,2993,718
      Ailey, GA6104313,3963,827
      Higgston, GA4334403,4643,905
      Vidalia, GA10,6746204,7015,320

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,6763802,2522,632
      Darby, PA10,6771,3923,2334,625
      Roscoe, IL10,66696889984
      Durham, NH10,66665315381
      Somers Point, NJ10,6861342,3572,491
      Vidalia, GA10,6746204,7015,320
      Source: The Vidalia, 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.