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Habersham County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 4,288 total crimes reported in Habersham County, Georgia (300 of them violent). Of the 536 crimes that occur a year in Habersham County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Habersham County, Georgia every 16 hours. This includes 3 murders, 34 rapes, and nearly three thousand thefts (including 289 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Habersham County, Georgia (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Habersham County, Georgia for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Habersham County increased by 99 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 98 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Habersham County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly one thousand for Habersham County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Habersham County, Georgia (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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