Sandersville, GA
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With a crime rate of 60 per one thousand residents, Sandersville 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 17. Within Georgia, more than 89% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sandersville.

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 5,752, Sandersville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sandersville 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 Sandersville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sandersville 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 Sandersville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 213. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Sandersville experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sandersville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sandersville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Sandersville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Sandersville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

27

317

344

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.69

55.11

59.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sandersville 4.69
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 213

in Sandersville

1 in 264

in Georgia
Sandersville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,752
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 * 8 17
Rate per 1,000 0.17 0.17 1.39 2.96
* 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
Sandersville 55.11
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Sandersville

1 in 33

in Georgia
Sandersville Property CRIMES
Population: 5,752
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 254 14
Rate per 1,000 8.52 44.16 2.43
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

Sandersville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sandersville 27
Georgia 30

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