Effingham County, GA Crime


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Effingham, GA County has seen a significant decrease in violent and property crime in recent years, with rates well below the national average. According to background information, the county's violent crime rate is 16.5, while the US average is 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Effingham is 38.2, compared to the national average of 35.4. This decline in crime can be attributed to the efforts of law enforcement agencies and community initiatives aimed at promoting safety and reducing criminal activity. Despite these positive trends, it is important for Effingham County residents to remain vigilant and continue working towards keeping their community safe.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Effingham County violent crime is 16.5. (The US average is 22.7)
Effingham County property crime is 38.2. (The US average is 35.4)


NOTE: The city of Effingham, Georgia does not have FBI Crime Statistics. The closest similar sized city with FBI crime data is the city of Summerville, South Carolina. The charts below are detailed crime statistics for the city of Summerville, Georgia. Click links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Rincon, GA Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
200122.300022.33257.5379.32766.6111.6
2002153021.943.787.42993.9480.82360.1153
2003133.10019114.12699.6266.22300.4133.1
20071288.8054.3149.21085.33201.7515.52496.3189.9
2008289.4012.6100.7176.13132.9465.52516.4151
200935.6011.911.911.92492.9652.91733.1106.8
201047.912035.902202.5263.31879.359.9
201178.2022.355.902167.1346.31798.522.3
201244.40044.402866.3277.72544.244.4
2016279.2039.919.9219.43300.4239.32961.499.7
2017118.8019.819.879.23474.9207.93177.989.1
2018129.51049.81059.83127.8318.82779.229.9
2019204.7019.548.7136.51403.5253.41130.619.5

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Rincon, GA204.71,403.58,95242019
Springfield, GA93.91,173.72,80052019
Guyton, GA414.92,178.41,99362017
Port Wentworth, GA340.51,318.05,43092018
Bloomingdale, GA144.61,843.22,666112018
Pooler, GA180.62,520.421,707132019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Summerville, SC351.73,142.632,124822019
Mount Pleasant, SC113.61,227.755,461942019
Warner Robins, GA548.14,710.155,1681392019
Valdosta, GA379.06,143.256,8621532017
Albany, GA1,053.54,603.378,4541762019
Rock Hill, SC661.03,346.166,9241842019

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