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Banks County, Georgia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Banks County, Georgia. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Banks County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Banks County, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,498 total crimes reported in Banks County, Georgia (255 of them violent). Of the 416 crimes that happen every year in Banks County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Banks County, Georgia every 21 hours. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 148 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Banks County, Georgia (2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Banks County, Georgia for 6 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Banks County has grown by 99%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 99%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 6 years in Banks County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than nine hundred for Banks County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends Banks County, Georgia (2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Banks County, Georgia (2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Banks County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Banks County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.