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Butts County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 2,297 total crimes reported in Butts County, Georgia (111 of them violent). Of the 328 crimes that take place per year in Butts County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Butts County, Georgia 328 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 12 rapes, and just about two thousand thefts (including 171 car thefts).

Total Crime in Butts County, Georgia (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, 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 Butts County, Georgia for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Butts County has risen by 91%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 94%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Butts County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about eight hundred for Butts County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Butts County, Georgia (2002-2008)

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 Butts County, Georgia (2002-2008)

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

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