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Rabun County, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,033 total crimes reported in Rabun County, Georgia (92 of them violent). Of the 148 crimes that occur a year in Rabun County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Rabun County, Georgia 148 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 8 rapes, and more than seven hundred thefts (including 68 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Rabun County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Rabun County, Georgia for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Rabun County increased by 99 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in Rabun County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two hundred for Rabun County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Rabun County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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 Rabun County, Georgia (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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

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