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


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

Crime rate in Port Wentworth, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Port Wentworth, GA is 197 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 67.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Port Wentworth crime rate rose by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Port Wentworth has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Port Wentworth, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Port Wentworth:

196.6
Garden City:

747.8
Pooler:

171.9
Bloomingdale:

111.0
Savannah:

654.5
Rincon:

210.6
Hardeeville:

331.4
Thunderbolt:

83.8
Georgetown:

874.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Port Wentworth 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)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
2
(36.8)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(11.8)
6
(65.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(31.2)
1
(29.4)
2
(46.4)
3
(63.2)
3
(60.9)
2
(36.8)
4
(72.1)
1
(15.8)
1
(14.6)
2
(26.4)
2
(24.5)
4
(47.3)
4
(43.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(62.5)
3
(88.3)
6
(139.3)
1
(21.1)
13
(263.8)
8
(147.3)
9
(162.1)
7
(110.4)
17
(248.5)
7
(92.5)
9
(110.1)
16
(189.3)
20
(219.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(749.5)
25
(736.2)
16
(371.5)
32
(674.5)
26
(527.6)
39
(718.2)
26
(468.4)
28
(441.8)
22
(321.6)
16
(211.5)
21
(256.8)
22
(260.3)
14
(153.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(2,092)
92
(2,709)
106
(2,461)
89
(1,876)
90
(1,826)
88
(1,621)
78
(1,405)
77
(1,215)
64
(935.7)
72
(951.6)
79
(966.1)
108
(1,278)
89
(977.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(374.8)
28
(824.5)
27
(626.9)
17
(358.3)
15
(304.4)
12
(221.0)
8
(144.1)
13
(205.1)
22
(321.6)
20
(264.3)
24
(293.5)
21
(248.5)
17
(186.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
1
(18.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index188.0252.4235.0174.1221.6239.6169.0122.8180.7100.4143.7174.4196.6

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 11 registered sex offenders living in Port Wentworth, Georgia as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Wentworth is 656 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Port Wentworth, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Port Wentworth:

219.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Port Wentworth:

153.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Port Wentworth:

104.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Port Wentworth:

59.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Port Wentworth:

175.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Port Wentworth:

63.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Port Wentworth:

135.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Port Wentworth:

165.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Port Wentworth:

182.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Port Wentworth:

42.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Port Wentworth:

116.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Port Wentworth:

58.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Port Wentworth:

46.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2002
Port Wentworth:

121.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Port Wentworth:

107.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Port Wentworth:

153.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Port Wentworth:

143.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Port Wentworth:

129.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Port Wentworth:

159.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Port Wentworth:

179.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Port Wentworth:

185.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Port Wentworth:

257.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Port Wentworth:

242.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Port Wentworth:

282.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Port Wentworth:

291.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Port Wentworth:

406.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Port Wentworth:

310.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2002
Port Wentworth:

292.7
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: 33 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 35 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.55
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Georgia average:

3.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.87
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.26
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.43
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.41
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.77
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.41
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.49
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Port Wentworth, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 31407.