Claxton, GA
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The crime rate in Claxton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Claxton is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Claxton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Claxton has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Claxton to other communities of similar population, then Claxton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Claxton does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Claxton 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 Claxton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Claxton 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 Claxton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 389. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Claxton's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Claxton a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Claxton is one in 31.

Claxton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Claxton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

76

82

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.57

32.56

35.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Claxton 2.57
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 389

in Claxton

1 in 264

in Georgia
Claxton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,334
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 3 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.43 1.29 0.86
* 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
Claxton 32.56
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Claxton

1 in 33

in Georgia
Claxton Property CRIMES
Population: 2,334
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 53 5
Rate per 1,000 7.71 22.71 2.14
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

Claxton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Claxton 47
Georgia 30