Baxley, GA
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Baxley, GA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 61 per one thousand residents, Baxley has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 16. Within Georgia, more than 90% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Baxley.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,440, Baxley has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Baxley does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Baxley.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Baxley does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Baxley.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Baxley occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Baxley; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 193. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Baxley is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Baxley, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 56 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Baxley has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Baxley is one in 261.

Baxley Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Baxley Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

249

272

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.18

56.08

61.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Baxley 5.18
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 193

in Baxley

1 in 264

in Georgia
Baxley VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,440
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 5 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 1.13 3.83
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Baxley 56.08
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Baxley

1 in 33

in Georgia
Baxley Property CRIMES
Population: 4,440
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 162 17
Rate per 1,000 15.77 36.49 3.83
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Baxley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Baxley 32
Georgia 30

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