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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 71%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWhigham/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,135 (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)519 (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)3,616 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Whigham crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Whigham are 37% higher than the national average
  • In Whigham you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Whigham is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Whigham has decreased by 6%

Whigham crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Whigham (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Whigham

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Whigham is 1 in 193
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Whigham is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Whigham is 1 in 25

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

      Whigham police department

      ItemWhighamGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.34.03.3
      There are a total of 4 Whigham police officers. This results in 8.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 110.6% greater than the Georgia average and 156.3% 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
      Attapulgus, GA642000
      Calvary, GA1062261,5781,805
      Climax, GA1814182,9163,334
      Cairo, GA9,7082233,4023,625
      Meigs, GA9185313,7004,231
      Bainbridge, GA12,4926763,9134,589
      Whigham, GA7135193,6164,135

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chesapeake City, MD7134932,1152,608
      Freeburg, PA7133661,6792,045
      Uniontown, KY71301,9351,935
      Dakota City, IA7133412,2162,557
      Bordelonville, LA7137804,4905,270
      Whigham, GA7135193,6164,135
      Source: The Whigham, 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.