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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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

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

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Murders
(per 100,000)
31
(22.8)
26
(19.3)
32
(23.3)
28
(21.6)
23
(17.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
84
(61.7)
70
(52.0)
58
(42.2)
42
(32.4)
66
(50.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
796
(584.5)
840
(623.7)
650
(472.7)
603
(465.5)
656
(505.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
504
(370.1)
602
(447.0)
449
(326.5)
400
(308.8)
360
(277.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,793
(1,316.6)
2,080
(1,544.4)
1,985
(1,443.5)
2,135
(1,648.1)
2,003
(1,544.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,934
(4,357.5)
7,400
(5,494.4)
6,884
(5,006.0)
5,782
(4,463.2)
6,032
(4,650.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,951
(1,432.7)
1,440
(1,069.2)
1,537
(1,117.7)
1,324
(1,022.0)
1,248
(962.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
39
(28.6)
53
(39.4)
27
(19.6)
15
(11.6)
39
(30.1)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.9)675.2716.9631.2601.6609.3
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 472 registered sex offenders living in Savannah, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Savannah to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


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

609.3
Thunderbolt:

224.7
Garden City:

506.9
Bloomingdale:

112.7
Pooler:

364.5
Richmond Hill:

172.2
Port Wentworth:

181.2
Tybee Island:

191.9
Hardeeville:

1,131.0
Violent crime rate in 2004
Savannah:

445.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Savannah:

430.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Savannah:

454.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Savannah:

582.7
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Savannah:

544.1
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2004
Savannah:

638.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Savannah:

657.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Savannah:

657.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Savannah:

692.6
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Savannah:

648.0
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Savannah, GA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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 rate 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

2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Crimes by type - 2004

Crimes by type - 2003

Crimes by type - 2002

Crimes by type - 2001

Crimes by type - 2000


Zip codes: 31401, 31404, 31409.


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