Swainsboro, GA
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With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Swainsboro 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 22. Within Georgia, more than 81% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Swainsboro.

Importantly, when you compare Swainsboro to other communities of similar population, then Swainsboro crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Swainsboro 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 Swainsboro 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 Swainsboro.

For Swainsboro, 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 Swainsboro is one in 152.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Swainsboro is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Swainsboro, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Swainsboro Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Swainsboro Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

49

290

339

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.56

38.82

45.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Swainsboro 6.56
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 152

in Swainsboro

1 in 264

in Georgia
Swainsboro VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,471
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Swainsboro 38.82
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Swainsboro

1 in 33

in Georgia
Swainsboro Property CRIMES
Population: 7,471
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Swainsboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Swainsboro 26
Georgia 30

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