Elbert County, GA Arrest Records

Elbert County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.41 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bibb, Bartow, Baldwin, Douglas, Rockdale counties in Georgia.
Elbert County, GA property crime rate is 15.41 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 166 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 20.19% compared to 2015.

Elbert County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Elbert County in 2016 decreased by 12.5% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 29 to 27 while non-violent crime decreased by 12.98% from 339 to 295.

5 Crimes In Elbert County, GA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 166
Burglary 99
Motor vehicle theft 30
Aggravated assault 26
Legacy rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Elbert County decreased by 6.9% from 2015 and increased by 8% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 27. In 2016 violent crime rate in Elbert County was 69.94% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.141%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Elbert County decreased by 12.98% from 2015 and decreased by 49.31% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 582 to 295. In 2016 property crime rate in Elbert County was 45.78% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.541%.

How Elbert stands up against other counties

Elbert vs. Pierce

You’ll be in more risk in Elbert compared to Pierce county that had 7.9% lower crime rate compared to Elbert county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2086 in Pierce county.
Larceny rates of 8.6716 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 8.4503 in Pierce county.

Elbert vs. Berrien

You’ll be in more risk in Elbert compared to Berrien county that had 38.96% lower crime rate compared to Elbert county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Berrien county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Berrien county.

Names with the most arrests in Elbert

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elbert County is 0.49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.61 daily crimes that occur in Elbert County.
  • Elbert, GA is more violent than Pierce.
  • In Elbert County you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Elbert, GA have decreased by 12.5%.

Elbert Police Departments

Names in Elbert County