Crime rates in Savannah (using Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan) by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
30
(14.0)
29
(13.6)
26
(12.5)
26
(12.3)
30
(14.1)
20
(9.5)
26
(11.5)
23
(9.9)
30
(12.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
83
(38.9)
65
(30.4)
78
(37.5)
37
(17.5)
46
(21.6)
30
(14.2)
36
(15.9)
25
(10.8)
49
(20.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
704
(329.6)
690
(323.2)
743
(357.0)
804
(380.2)
642
(301.8)
454
(215.4)
488
(215.5)
491
(212.3)
414
(176.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
573
(268.3)
400
(187.4)
472
(226.8)
418
(197.7)
410
(192.7)
339
(160.9)
339
(149.7)
339
(146.6)
358
(152.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,530
(1,184.5)
2,039
(955.1)
2,315
(1,112.4)
2,974
(1,406.3)
2,652
(1,246.8)
2,552
(1,210.9)
2,241
(989.7)
2,083
(900.6)
2,125
(903.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,603
(3,559.7)
6,665
(3,122.0)
6,369
(3,060.3)
7,064
(3,340.3)
6,867
(3,228.3)
6,026
(2,859.4)
6,608
(2,918.4)
5,583
(2,413.9)
5,608
(2,384.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,538
(720.1)
1,220
(571.5)
1,167
(560.7)
1,212
(573.1)
1,135
(533.6)
624
(296.1)
730
(322.4)
659
(284.9)
725
(308.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
41
(19.2)
76
(35.6)
88
(42.3)
62
(29.3)
50
(23.5)
43
(20.4)
37
(16.3)
34
(14.7)
30
(12.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7)460.5394.2421.3437.6403.7325.8318.5282.9287.4

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 478 registered sex offenders living in Savannah, Georgia as of July 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Savannah to the number of sex offenders is 297 to 1.


See how dangerous Savannah, GA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Savannah:

287.4
Thunderbolt:

411.8
Garden City:

506.9
Bloomingdale:

166.6
Pooler:

364.5
Richmond Hill:

172.2
Port Wentworth:

181.2
Tybee Island:

191.9
Hardeeville:

1,131.0
Violent crime rate in 2013
Savannah:

195.9
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Savannah:

195.6
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Savannah:

206.2
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Savannah:

206.1
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Savannah:

276.6
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Savannah:

308.1
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Savannah:

329.9
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Savannah:

291.3
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Savannah:

340.6
U.S. Average:

258.9
Property crime rate in 2013
Savannah:

322.2
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Savannah:

319.8
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Savannah:

365.1
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Savannah:

399.9
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Savannah:

456.9
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Savannah:

497.3
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Savannah:

427.8
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Savannah:

402.9
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Savannah:

486.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

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 per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 566 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Georgia average:

2.62

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

3.27
Georgia average:

2.76


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Savannah

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 31401, 31404, 31409.