Americus, GA Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
1,051
Total Crimes
6,921.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
169.50%
Above National Average
Americus Crime Compared To GA Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Georgia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Americus, GA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Americus is 6,921.8 per 100,000 people. That's 169.50% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 138.66% higher than the Georgia total crime rate of 2,900.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Americus SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

How Does Americus Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Americus
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,051 6,921.8 2,900.3 2,568.4
Murder 2 13.2 6.1 5.0
Robbery 37 243.7 78.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 87 573.0 216.6 246.8
Violent Crime 130 856.2 326.6 368.9
Burglary 151 994.5 431.3 376.0
Larceny 736 4,847.2 1,907.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 34 223.9 235.4 228.9
Property Crime 921 6,065.6 2,573.7 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Americus

130
Violent Crimes
856.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
132.09%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 116.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Americus each year. That compares to a 1 in 306.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Americus is 856.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 132.09% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 162.16% higher than the Georgia violent crime rate of 326.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Americus

921
Property Crimes
6,065.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
175.77%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 16.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Americus each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Americus is 6,065.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 175.77% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 135.68% higher than the Georgia property crime rate of 2,573.7 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Americus

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Warner Robins, GA 75,668 4,644 6,137.3 5,550.6 586.8
Albany, GA 72,594 4,513 6,216.8 5,102.4 1,114.4
Cordele, GA 10,669 625 5,858.1 5,258.2 599.9
Fort Valley, GA 8,675 355 4,092.2 3,020.2 1,072.0
Centerville, GA 7,795 373 4,785.1 4,387.4 397.7
Montezuma, GA 3,030 97 3,201.3 2,607.3 594.1
Ellaville, GA 1,874 24 1,280.7 747.1 533.6
Oglethorpe, GA 1,160 27 2,327.6 1,982.8 344.8
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