West Point, GA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
199
Total Crimes
5,284.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
113.35%
Above National Average
213 out of 256
In Georgia
9,345 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in West Point, GA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Point is 5,284.1 per 100,000 people. That's 113.35% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 94.52% 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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West Point SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
5
Education
6
Commute
9

How Does West Point Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
West Point
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 199 5,284.1 2,716.5 2,476.7
Murder 1 26.6 6.2 5.0
Robbery 5 132.8 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 18 478.0 232.0 250.2
Violent Crime 24 637.3 340.7 366.7
Burglary 40 1,062.1 372.1 340.5
Larceny 125 3,319.2 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 265.5 223.9 219.9
Property Crime 175 4,646.8 2,375.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In West Point

24
Violent Crimes
637.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
73.79%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 156.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Point each year. That compares to a 1 in 293.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Point is 637.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 73.79% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 87.07% higher than the Georgia violent crime rate of 340.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Point

175
Property Crimes
4,646.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
120.24%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 21.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Point each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Point is 4,646.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 120.24% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 95.59% higher than the Georgia property crime rate of 2,375.8 per 100,000 people.

West Point 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 West Point

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Auburn, AL 65,585 1,636 2,494.5 2,128.5 365.9
Newnan, GA 40,720 1,312 3,222.0 2,676.8 545.2
Opelika, AL 30,822 1,382 4,483.8 3,938.7 545.1
LaGrange, GA 30,611 1,538 5,024.3 4,599.7 424.7
Carrollton, GA 27,189 1,282 4,715.1 4,126.7 588.5
Valley, AL 9,230 537 5,818.0 5,232.9 585.0
Thomaston, GA 8,703 504 5,791.1 5,262.6 528.6
Lanett, AL 6,245 580 9,287.4 7,878.3 1,409.1
Pine Mountain, GA 1,411 47 3,331.0 2,693.1 637.8
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