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


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

Crime rate in West Point, GA

The 2018 crime rate in West Point, GA is 417 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 West Point crime rate fell by 25% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years West Point has seen decreasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous West Point, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Point:

416.9
Lanett:

821.1
Valley:

509.9
La Fayette:

277.1
LaGrange:

340.4
Pine Mountain:

207.5
Hamilton:

7.5
Opelika:

355.4
Roanoke:

263.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Point by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.0)
1
(26.4)
2
(52.3)
1
(26.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.2)
3
(89.6)
9
(267.5)
1
(29.8)
3
(89.1)
3
(85.2)
3
(84.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(79.7)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(146.1)
13
(388.2)
8
(237.7)
13
(387.4)
6
(178.1)
8
(227.3)
6
(169.2)
9
(254.3)
10
(265.7)
4
(103.8)
7
(184.9)
4
(104.7)
5
(132.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(759.8)
38
(1,135)
32
(951.0)
42
(1,251)
26
(772.0)
16
(454.5)
28
(789.6)
12
(339.1)
16
(425.2)
19
(493.3)
28
(739.8)
23
(601.9)
18
(478.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(1,286)
60
(1,792)
64
(1,902)
69
(2,056)
62
(1,841)
40
(1,136)
54
(1,523)
35
(989.0)
23
(611.2)
79
(2,051)
47
(1,242)
48
(1,256)
40
(1,062)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
380
(11,105)
324
(9,675)
160
(4,755)
196
(5,840)
204
(6,057)
169
(4,801)
142
(4,005)
95
(2,684)
136
(3,614)
164
(4,258)
175
(4,624)
150
(3,926)
125
(3,319)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(175.3)
14
(418.0)
25
(742.9)
20
(595.9)
20
(593.8)
13
(369.3)
7
(197.4)
8
(226.1)
12
(318.9)
5
(129.8)
10
(264.2)
5
(130.9)
10
(265.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(58.4)
N/A5
(148.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index767.4960.9858.2815.6697.7528.4558.9338.8494.6526.7549.3553.8416.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. 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 33 registered sex offenders living in West Point, Georgia as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Point is 108 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
West Point:

358.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
West Point:

510.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Point:

515.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Point:

376.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
West Point:

478.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
West Point:

296.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Point:

564.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Point:

426.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Point:

564.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Point:

849.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Point:

861.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Point:

851.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Point:

482.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
West Point:

783.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West Point:

635.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
West Point:

418.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
West Point:

467.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Point:

519.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Point:

642.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West Point:

350.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West Point:

365.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West Point:

534.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Point:

522.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West Point:

760.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Point:

792.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Point:

729.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Point:

904.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
West Point:

838.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
West Point:

742.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West Point:

647.9
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 2018, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 23 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 23 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.96
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.99
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.51
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.87
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.48
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.14
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Point, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 31833.