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


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

Crime rate in Albany, GA

The 2019 crime rate in Albany, GA is 513 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 96.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Albany crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 12 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Albany has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Albany, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Albany:

512.9
Leesburg:

336.3
Sylvester:

500.9
Dawson:

236.2
Newton:

6.7
Warwick:

38.2
Poulan:

104.2
Smithville:

404.9
Doerun:

59.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Albany by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(10.3)
12
(16.0)
8
(10.6)
11
(15.1)
13
(16.6)
4
(5.1)
8
(10.3)
9
(11.9)
10
(13.3)
16
(21.5)
22
(30.1)
15
(20.7)
12
(16.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(39.8)
32
(42.6)
47
(62.1)
28
(38.3)
37
(47.2)
27
(34.4)
21
(27.1)
26
(34.3)
35
(46.4)
28
(37.7)
27
(36.9)
28
(38.6)
32
(42.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
243
(312.3)
205
(272.8)
221
(291.8)
203
(278.0)
176
(224.3)
224
(285.3)
183
(236.5)
156
(205.6)
201
(266.7)
204
(274.5)
152
(207.6)
113
(155.7)
165
(220.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
271
(348.3)
388
(516.4)
536
(707.7)
480
(657.2)
414
(527.7)
558
(710.7)
537
(694.1)
584
(769.9)
554
(735.2)
625
(840.8)
626
(855.1)
653
(899.5)
581
(774.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,645
(2,114)
1,519
(2,022)
1,451
(1,916)
1,629
(2,230)
1,332
(1,698)
1,408
(1,793)
1,319
(1,705)
1,172
(1,545)
1,137
(1,509)
888
(1,195)
879
(1,201)
760
(1,047)
729
(972.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,235
(4,157)
3,616
(4,813)
3,048
(4,025)
3,108
(4,256)
3,174
(4,046)
3,369
(4,291)
3,169
(4,096)
2,849
(3,756)
2,616
(3,471)
2,585
(3,478)
3,048
(4,163)
2,666
(3,672)
2,489
(3,319)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
399
(512.8)
368
(489.8)
289
(381.6)
300
(410.8)
213
(271.5)
224
(285.3)
173
(223.6)
175
(230.7)
149
(197.7)
147
(197.8)
189
(258.2)
278
(383.0)
234
(312.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A14
(18.5)
15
(20.5)
14
(17.8)
13
(16.6)
19
(24.6)
14
(18.5)
22
(29.2)
37
(49.8)
28
(38.2)
26
(35.8)
17
(22.7)
City-Data.com crime index571.1624.3625.5634.8546.1585.4553.3543.6551.0562.2594.1549.6512.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 384 registered sex offenders living in Albany, Georgia as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Albany is 201 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Albany:

572.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Albany:

607.5
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Albany:

628.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Albany:

638.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Albany:

573.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Albany:

545.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Albany:

513.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Albany:

542.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Albany:

456.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Albany:

536.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Albany:

583.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Albany:

469.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Albany:

390.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Albany:

370.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Albany:

315.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Albany:

317.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Albany:

301.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Albany:

407.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Albany:

450.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Albany:

487.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Albany:

442.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Albany:

505.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Albany:

531.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Albany:

579.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Albany:

616.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Albany:

582.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Albany:

720.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Albany:

641.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Albany:

718.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Albany:

707.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Albany:

686.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Albany:

574.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Albany:

498.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Albany:

485.3
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 2019, including police officers: 185 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Georgia average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 183 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 177 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 186 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 188 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 207 (175 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 202 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 207 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 197 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 207 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 212 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 215 (184 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 190 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 219 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 225 (197 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Georgia average:

2.76

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

Zip codes: 31701, 31705, 31707, 31721.