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Lumpkin County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 2,534 total crimes reported in Lumpkin County, Georgia (191 of them violent). Of the 507 crimes that happen every year in Lumpkin County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lumpkin County, Georgia every 17 hours. This includes 2 murders, 32 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 175 auto thefts).

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

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lumpkin County, Georgia for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lumpkin County has lessened by 22%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 55%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Lumpkin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four hundred for Lumpkin County, Georgia in 2009.

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

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 Lumpkin County, Georgia (2003, 2005-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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