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Jasper, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 31 per one thousand residents, Jasper 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 32. Within Georgia, more than 85% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Jasper.

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 4,235, Jasper has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Jasper 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 Jasper.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jasper 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 Jasper; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 471. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Jasper is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Jasper, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 35, which is a rate of 29 per one thousand population.

Jasper Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Jasper Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

122

131

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.13

28.81

30.93

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.13
3.94
National Median: 4
    Jasper
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 471

in Jasper

1 in 254

in Georgia

Jasper VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,235
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.00 1.89

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
28.81
17.49
National Median: 19
    Jasper
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Jasper

1 in 57

in Georgia

Jasper Property CRIMES

Population: 4,235
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 99 6
Rate per 1,000 4.01 23.38 1.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Jasper Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
15
20
National Median: 26.8
    Jasper
    Georgia