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Ben Hill County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 626 total crimes reported in Ben Hill County, Georgia (66 of them violent). Of the 313 crimes that take place per year in Ben Hill County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ben Hill County, Georgia 313 times a year.

Total Crime in Ben Hill County, Georgia (2003, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Ben Hill County, Georgia for 2 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Ben Hill County has risen by 13%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 213%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 2 years in Ben Hill County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three hundred for Ben Hill County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Ben Hill County, Georgia (2003, 2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Ben Hill County, Georgia (2003, 2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Ben Hill County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Ben Hill 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.