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Macon, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 103,147 total crimes reported in Macon, Georgia (7,866 of them violent). Of the 10,315 crimes that transpire each year in Macon, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Macon, Georgia every 50 minutes. This includes 184 murders, 573 rapes, and close to seventy-three thousand thefts (including 11,465 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Macon, Georgia for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Macon has diminished by 42 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 20 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 10 years in Macon. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to nine thousand for Macon, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Macon, Georgia (1999-2008)

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 cities like Macon, Georgia (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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