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Crime rate in Americus, Georgia (GA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Americus by year

Type

2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(24.7)
3
(18.6)
6
(37.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
15
(91.2)
12
(72.8)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.4)
3
(18.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(157.3)
15
(87.2)
34
(206.7)
49
(297.3)
28
(170.0)
36
(229.4)
31
(179.6)
38
(223.7)
40
(247.1)
32
(197.5)
37
(229.7)
45
(284.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
101
(588.4)
66
(383.8)
84
(510.7)
136
(825.1)
168
(1,020.2)
234
(1,491.0)
192
(1,112.1)
181
(1,065.5)
191
(1,179.7)
153
(944.4)
114
(707.8)
120
(757.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
284
(1,654.6)
332
(1,930.5)
383
(2,328.6)
380
(2,305.4)
425
(2,580.9)
471
(3,001.1)
559
(3,237.8)
630
(3,708.5)
605
(3,736.9)
626
(3,864.2)
246
(1,527.3)
185
(1,168.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,060
(6,175.7)
765
(4,448.2)
716
(4,353.1)
666
(4,040.5)
663
(4,026.2)
666
(4,243.7)
706
(4,089.2)
562
(3,308.2)
613
(3,786.3)
651
(4,018.5)
678
(4,209.3)
911
(5,752.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(291.3)
25
(145.4)
36
(218.9)
40
(242.7)
47
(285.4)
39
(248.5)
37
(214.3)
28
(164.8)
28
(172.9)
18
(111.1)
18
(111.8)
19
(120.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(23.3)
10
(58.1)
N/AN/AN/AN/A1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 279.4)589.8427.6616.1667.0648.8771.8706.8685.3736.9742.6541.9649.1

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 99 registered sex offenders living in Americus, Georgia as of March 26, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Americus to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Americus, GA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Americus, GA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Americus:

649.1
Plains:

71.5
Leslie:

42.1
Smithville:

404.9
Ellaville:

112.6
Oglethorpe:

286.2
Montezuma:

454.3
Byromville:

55.3
Ideal:

90.9
Violent crime rate in 2016
Americus:

615.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Americus:

518.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Americus:

626.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Americus:

713.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Americus:

644.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Americus:

669.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Americus:

866.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Americus:

625.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Americus:

646.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Americus:

474.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Americus:

235.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Americus:

420.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Americus:

470.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Americus:

443.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2016
Americus:

539.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Americus:

532.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Americus:

990.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Americus:

962.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Americus:

931.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Americus:

884.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Americus:

849.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Americus:

760.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Americus:

699.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Americus:

716.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Americus:

630.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Americus:

685.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Americus:

648.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Americus:

635.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Georgia average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 39 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Georgia average:

6.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Georgia average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 42 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Georgia average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Georgia average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Georgia average:

2.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 45 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Georgia average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Georgia average:

2.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 47 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Georgia average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Georgia average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 44 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Georgia average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 44 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 45 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 48 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 58 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Georgia average:

2.76


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Americus
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 31709, 31719.