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Pickens County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 1,110 total crimes reported in Pickens County, Georgia (103 of them violent). Of the 185 crimes that transpire each year in Pickens County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pickens County, Georgia 185 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 6 rapes, and close to nine hundred thefts (including 97 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Pickens County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2004 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Pickens County, Georgia for 6 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Pickens County has climbed by 82 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 97 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over these years in Pickens County.

Crime Trends in Pickens County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2007)

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 Pickens County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2007)

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

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