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


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

Crime rate in Macon, GA

The 2013 crime rate in Macon, GA was 604 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.2 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.7% of U.S. cities. The 2013 Macon crime rate rose by 3% compared to 2012. The number of homicides stood at 18 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2012. In the last 5 years Macon has seen a decrease in violent crime and an increase in property crime.
See how dangerous Macon, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Macon:

604.4
Gray:

109.8
Centerville:

279.2
Byron:

149.7
Warner Robins:

459.9
Gordon:

141.3
Jeffersonville:

31.3
Ivey:

58.1
Forsyth:

318.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Macon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(20.5)
12
(12.3)
22
(23.6)
19
(20.5)
18
(19.5)
22
(24.7)
13
(14.0)
21
(22.6)
18
(19.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
58
(59.4)
53
(54.4)
43
(46.1)
41
(44.3)
28
(30.3)
34
(38.1)
33
(35.7)
41
(44.2)
46
(50.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
332
(340.1)
358
(367.8)
302
(324.0)
370
(399.7)
342
(370.5)
284
(318.7)
246
(265.8)
242
(260.7)
231
(253.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
406
(416.0)
430
(441.7)
365
(391.6)
454
(490.4)
316
(342.4)
368
(412.9)
274
(296.0)
279
(300.5)
288
(315.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,028
(2,078)
2,355
(2,419)
1,979
(2,123)
1,963
(2,120)
1,814
(1,965)
2,136
(2,397)
2,154
(2,327)
1,828
(1,969)
1,993
(2,186)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,124
(6,274)
5,891
(6,052)
5,166
(5,543)
4,972
(5,371)
4,679
(5,069)
4,516
(5,067)
5,104
(5,515)
4,371
(4,708)
4,318
(4,736)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,065
(1,091)
1,240
(1,274)
852
(914.1)
823
(889.0)
625
(677.1)
625
(701.3)
549
(593.2)
500
(538.6)
489
(536.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
81
(83.0)
115
(118.1)
74
(79.4)
113
(122.1)
80
(86.7)
72
(80.8)
62
(67.0)
56
(60.3)
43
(47.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)757.5780.2703.1728.8637.4684.6626.5588.1604.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 543 registered sex offenders living in Macon, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Macon is 175 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Macon, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2013
Macon:

374.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Macon:

370.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Macon:

344.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Macon:

453.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Macon:

425.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Macon:

530.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Macon:

451.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Macon:

483.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Macon:

478.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Macon:

309.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Macon:

290.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Macon:

278.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2013
Macon:

754.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Macon:

710.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Macon:

830.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Macon:

837.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Macon:

748.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Macon:

826.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Macon:

838.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Macon:

977.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Macon:

892.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Macon:

684.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Macon:

650.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Macon:

709.0
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 2012, including police officers: 357 (279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 368 (289 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 363 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 393 (295 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 377 (279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 376 (277 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 359 (272 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 384 (290 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 387 (292 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Georgia average:

2.76

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

Zip codes: 31201, 31204, 31206, 31207, 31210, 31211, 31213, 31217.