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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 57%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatkinsville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,065 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)120 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)945 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Watkinsville crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Watkinsville are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Watkinsville you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Watkinsville is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Watkinsville has decreased by 32%

Watkinsville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Watkinsville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watkinsville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watkinsville is 1 in 833
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watkinsville is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Watkinsville is 1 in 94

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

      Watkinsville police department

      ItemWatkinsvilleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.03.3
      There are a total of 7 Watkinsville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.2% less than the Georgia average and 26% 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
      Bogart, GA1,1271219511,072
      Winterville, GA1,05001,2111,211
      North High Shoals, GA8481801,4161,596
      Statham, GA2,5892571,5801,837
      Bishop, GA2712922,2972,588
      Arnoldsville, GA3913482,7433,091
      Bostwick, GA3833592,8233,181
      Watkinsville, GA2,8721209451,065

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ingalls Park, IL2,8722271,0851,311
      West Sand Lake, NY2,872154633787
      Akron, NY2,872189777966
      Lake Nacimiento, CA2,8711809571,137
      Garrettsville, OH2,870869501,037
      Watkinsville, GA2,8721209451,065
      Source: The Watkinsville, 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.