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67%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
64%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
68%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
Watkinsville crime rates are not available from the FBI crime report. The FBI's uniform crime reporting program (UCR), gathers data from more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies. The agencies include city, university, college, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies. When combined, they represent approximately 309 million American residents, or a 98% coverage rate of large metropolitan areas. This does result in approximately 20 million people who live in areas where the FBI does not provide crime reports. These areas tend to be smaller towns, villages or suburbs. Given that Watkinsville crime stats are not covered by the FBI crime reports, either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are calculated based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita, poverty rates, unemployment rates, educational achievement and population density. The Watkinsville crime estimates should be used at your own risk. Please be aware that the data displayed above is estimated and not officially reported by any agency. The Watkinsville crime map can also be used to view a visual display of crimes committed on a block group level.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatkinsville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)756 (estimate)2,0582,324
Murdern/an/an/a8.26.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.440.0
Robberyn/an/an/a43.666.1
Assaultn/an/an/a278.8268.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)135 (estimate)367370
Burglaryn/an/an/a217.8269.8
Theftn/an/an/a1,266.51,401.9
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.5282.7
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)621 (estimate)1,6911,954

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The Watkinsville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Watkinsville as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. 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. Please note that the red areas on the Watkinsville crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Watkinsville crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Watkinsville are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Watkinsville you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Watkinsville is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Watkinsville has decreased by 15%

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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 742
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watkinsville is 1 in 162
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Watkinsville is 1 in 133

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

        Watkinsville police department

        Item Watkinsville Georgia National
        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

        State Total offenders Georgia /100K National /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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Winterville, GA1,731123569692
        Bogart, GA1,542136625760
        Statham, GA2,6921898691,057
        North High Shoals, GA6702029311,132
        Bishop, GA3943271,5091,836
        Arnoldsville, GA4983911,8022,193
        Bostwick, GA3064021,8542,257
        Watkinsville, GA2,932135621756

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Kelly Ridge, CA2,9322751,2891,564
        Pioneer Village, KY2,93337779816
        Manistique, MI2,9318541,6022,456
        Brighton, TN2,931350595945
        Seymour, TX2,93139232270
        Watkinsville, GA2,932135621756
        Source: The Watkinsville, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.