Watkinsville, GA
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Watkinsville, 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

The crime rate in Watkinsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Watkinsville is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Watkinsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Watkinsville has a crime rate that is higher than 52% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Watkinsville has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Watkinsville's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Watkinsville's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Watkinsville 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 Watkinsville is one in 46.

Watkinsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Watkinsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

63

63

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

21.94

21.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Watkinsville 0.00
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Watkinsville

1 in 264

in Georgia

Watkinsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,872
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Watkinsville 21.94
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Watkinsville

1 in 33

in Georgia

Watkinsville Property CRIMES

Population: 2,872
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 45 1
Rate per 1,000 5.92 15.67 0.35

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

Watkinsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Watkinsville 19
Georgia 30

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