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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 36%
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 peopleWilmington Island/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,536 (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)193 (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)1,344 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Wilmington Island crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilmington Island are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Wilmington Island you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilmington Island is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilmington Island has decreased by 6%

Wilmington Island crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Wilmington Island (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilmington Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilmington Island is 1 in 519
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmington Island is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmington Island is 1 in 66

      Year Over Year Crime In Wilmington Island (per 100,000 people)

      Wilmington Island police department

      ItemWilmington IslandGeorgiaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Talahi Island, GA1,45448333381
      Isle of Hope, GA2,56453373426
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922111773884
      Skidaway Island, GA7,950120834953
      Vernonburg, GA1201389601,098
      Dutch Island, GA9431389601,098
      Thunderbolt, GA2,6061491,1211,270
      Wilmington Island, GA15,0051931,3441,536

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Front Royal, VA15,0061831,9112,093
      Harrison, NJ15,0072561,8562,112
      Clemson, SC15,0081822,4222,604
      Ramsey, NJ15,000201,0751,095
      Batavia, NY15,0125462,0892,635
      Wilmington Island, GA15,0051931,3441,536
      Source: The Wilmington Island, 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.