Lavonia, GA
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The crime rate in Lavonia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Lavonia is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Lavonia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Lavonia has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 2,165, Lavonia has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Lavonia 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 Lavonia.

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

For Lavonia, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Lavonia is one in 155.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lavonia's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Lavonia 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 Lavonia is one in 30.

Lavonia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Lavonia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

71

85

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.47

32.79

39.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lavonia 6.47
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 155

in Lavonia

1 in 264

in Georgia
Lavonia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,165
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.92 5.54
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
Lavonia 32.79
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Lavonia

1 in 33

in Georgia
Lavonia Property CRIMES
Population: 2,165
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 54 4
Rate per 1,000 6.00 24.94 1.85
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

Lavonia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lavonia 19
Georgia 30

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