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


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

Crime rate in Savannah, GA

The 2004 crime rate in Savannah, GA was 403 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.4% of U.S. cities. The 2004 Savannah crime rate is about the same compared to 2003. The number of homicides stood at 23 - a decrease of 5 compared to 2003. In the last 5 years Savannah has seen a decrease in violent crime and an increase in property crime.
See how dangerous Savannah, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Savannah:

403.0
Thunderbolt:

83.8
Garden City:

747.8
Georgetown:

874.4
Port Wentworth:

196.6
Pooler:

171.9
Bloomingdale:

111.0
Richmond Hill:

133.2
Tybee Island:

318.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Savannah by year

Type

2004

Murders
(per 100,000)
23
(17.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
66
(50.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
656
(505.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
360
(277.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,003
(1,544)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,032
(4,651)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,248
(962.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
39
(30.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)403.0

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 596 registered sex offenders living in Savannah, Georgia as of February 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Savannah is 246 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2004
Savannah:

294.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Savannah:

284.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Savannah:

300.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Savannah:

422.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Savannah:

434.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Savannah:

435.0
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 2004, including police officers: 566 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 534 (425 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
Georgia average:

2.76

Zip codes: 31401, 31404, 31409.