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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 56%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaco/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,758 (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)472 (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)3,286 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Waco crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waco are 24% higher than the national average
  • In Waco you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waco is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waco has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Waco (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waco

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waco is 1 in 213
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waco is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waco is 1 in 27

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

      Waco police department

      ItemWacoGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      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.

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      Mount Zion, GA1,778329383712
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      Tallapoosa, GA3,1554442,6953,139
      Waco, GA4404723,2863,758

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      Chunky, MS4403292,8133,143
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      Waco, GA4404723,2863,758
      Source: The Waco, 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.