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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 34%
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 peopleWilmington Island/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,641 (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)185 (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)1,456 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Wilmington Island crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilmington Island are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Wilmington Island you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilmington Island is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilmington Island has decreased by 10%

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 541
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilmington Island is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilmington Island is 1 in 61

      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, GA1,45446361407
      Isle of Hope, GA2,56451404455
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,922106837943
      Skidaway Island, GA7,9501159031,018
      Vernonburg, GA1201321,0401,172
      Dutch Island, GA9431321,0401,172
      Hilton Head Island, SC39,6512111,3041,515
      Wilmington Island, GA15,0051851,4561,640

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Front Royal, VA15,0062151,8172,032
      Harrison, NJ15,0072272,0662,293
      Clemson, SC15,0084182,5833,001
      Ramsey, NJ15,00013701714
      Batavia, NY15,0124332,5402,973
      Wilmington Island, GA15,0051851,4561,640
      Source: The Wilmington Island, 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.