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Elbert County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,082 total crimes reported in Elbert County, Georgia (552 of them violent). Of the 583 crimes that transpire each year in Elbert County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Elbert County, Georgia every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 8 rapes, and close to three thousand thefts (including 116 automobile thefts).

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

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Elbert County, Georgia for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Elbert County has climbed by 30 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 3 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Elbert County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to six hundred for Elbert County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Elbert County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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