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Mitchell County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,670 total crimes reported in Mitchell County, Georgia (312 of them violent). Of the 334 crimes that take place per year in Mitchell County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mitchell County, Georgia 334 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 7 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 35 car thefts).

Total Crime in Mitchell County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005 or 2006, 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 Mitchell County, Georgia for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Mitchell County changed little. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 75%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in Mitchell County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about five hundred for Mitchell County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mitchell County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

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 Mitchell County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2007-2008)

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

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