Sylvania, GA
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Sylvania, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Sylvania 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 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sylvania.

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 2,538, Sylvania has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sylvania 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 Sylvania.

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

For Sylvania, 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 Sylvania is one in 85.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sylvania's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Sylvania 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 Sylvania is one in 30.

Sylvania Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Sylvania Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

86

116

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.82

33.88

45.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sylvania 11.82
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 85

in Sylvania

1 in 264

in Georgia

Sylvania VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,538
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 1 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.39 11.03
* 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
Sylvania 33.88
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Sylvania

1 in 33

in Georgia

Sylvania Property CRIMES

Population: 2,538
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 65 2
Rate per 1,000 7.49 25.61 0.79

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

Sylvania Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sylvania 23
Georgia 30

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