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


City-Data.com crime index in Elberton, GA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Elberton, GA

The 2019 crime rate in Elberton, GA is 446 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 93.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Elberton crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Elberton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Elberton, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elberton:

446.0
Comer:

50.3
Calhoun Falls:

423.1
Hartwell:

342.7
Iva:

317.3
Royston:

112.6
Franklin Springs:

6.5
Danielsville:

131.2
Canon:

4.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elberton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
2
(44.2)
2
(44.7)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.6)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.1)
4
(91.0)
2
(46.5)
4
(92.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(308.3)
10
(214.8)
8
(176.0)
7
(154.7)
6
(134.2)
8
(169.7)
2
(43.1)
4
(89.4)
7
(155.6)
5
(112.0)
2
(45.1)
2
(45.5)
4
(93.0)
5
(115.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(513.9)
34
(730.4)
27
(593.9)
35
(773.7)
29
(648.6)
35
(742.5)
40
(862.4)
54
(1,206)
30
(666.7)
43
(963.0)
46
(1,038)
17
(386.6)
33
(767.4)
18
(416.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
91
(1,871)
104
(2,234)
168
(3,696)
125
(2,763)
134
(2,997)
124
(2,630)
77
(1,660)
46
(1,028)
50
(1,111)
58
(1,299)
61
(1,376)
72
(1,637)
44
(1,023)
47
(1,088)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
377
(7,749)
376
(8,077)
409
(8,997)
373
(8,245)
347
(7,761)
234
(4,964)
222
(4,787)
259
(5,786)
262
(5,822)
206
(4,614)
204
(4,603)
174
(3,957)
170
(3,953)
170
(3,934)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(102.8)
17
(365.2)
10
(220.0)
9
(198.9)
8
(178.9)
1
(21.2)
7
(150.9)
4
(89.4)
8
(177.8)
11
(246.4)
10
(225.6)
6
(136.5)
5
(116.3)
11
(254.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A2
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index677.3719.2825.3775.6740.3600.8522.4596.5504.9521.4600.9447.6457.7446.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 55 registered sex offenders living in Elberton, Georgia as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elberton is 83 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Elberton:

358.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Elberton:

476.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Elberton:

307.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elberton:

631.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elberton:

537.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elberton:

411.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elberton:

670.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elberton:

474.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elberton:

477.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elberton:

436.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elberton:

508.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elberton:

407.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elberton:

472.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elberton:

452.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elberton:

544.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elberton:

1,306.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elberton:

1,358.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Elberton:

452.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Elberton:

419.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Elberton:

545.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Elberton:

539.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elberton:

527.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elberton:

540.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elberton:

508.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elberton:

594.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elberton:

777.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elberton:

1,014.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elberton:

994.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elberton:

1,222.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elberton:

905.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elberton:

777.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elberton:

786.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Elberton:

454.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elberton:

507.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
Georgia average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.12
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.47
Georgia average:

3.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.10
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.70
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.98
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.96
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.08
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.22
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.43
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Elberton, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30635.