Waynesboro, GA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
234
Total Crimes
4,343.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.39%
Above National Average
194 out of 256
In Georgia
8,942 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Waynesboro, GA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Waynesboro is 4,343.8 per 100,000 people. That's 75.39% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 59.91% higher than the Georgia total crime rate of 2,716.5 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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Waynesboro SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Waynesboro
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 234 4,343.8 2,716.5 2,476.7
Murder 3 55.7 6.2 5.0
Robbery 5 92.8 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 13 241.3 232.0 250.2
Violent Crime 23 427.0 340.7 366.7
Burglary 42 779.7 372.1 340.5
Larceny 162 3,007.2 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 129.9 223.9 219.9
Property Crime 211 3,916.8 2,375.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Waynesboro

23.0
Violent Crimes
427.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
16.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 234.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Waynesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 293.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Waynesboro is 427.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 16.43% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 25.33% higher than the Georgia violent crime rate of 340.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Waynesboro

211.0
Property Crimes
3,916.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
85.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 25.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Waynesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Waynesboro is 3,916.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 85.64% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 64.86% higher than the Georgia property crime rate of 2,375.8 per 100,000 people.

Waynesboro Crime Compared To Georgia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Georgia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Waynesboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Statesboro, GA 31,819 955 3,001.4 2,655.6 345.7
Aiken, SC 30,922 1,677 5,423.3 4,847.7 575.6
North Augusta, SC 23,875 706 2,957.1 2,726.7 230.4
Grovetown, GA 14,918 190 1,273.6 1,126.2 147.5
Sandersville, GA 5,420 222 4,095.9 3,690.0 405.9
Millen, GA 2,718 90 3,311.3 2,170.7 1,140.5
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