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Crime Report for Port Wentworth,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Port Wentworth, is 2.8 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Port Wentworth Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Port Wentworth, has a violent crime rate of 209 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 760 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Port Wentworth 209
GA 760
National 676

Port Wentworth, is in the 22% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 51% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 22% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Port Wentworth, or said another way, 78% of cities in have crime rates higher than Port Wentworth.


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Crime Port Wentworth GA Nation
Violent Crime Total 209.0 759.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 9.3 6.5
Forcible Rape 23.2 29.4 31.1
Robbery Rate 46.4 300.0 197.4
Aggravated Assault 139.3 412.5 315
Property Crime Total 3459.5 5608.5 3726.9
Burglary 371.5 1315.8 812.3
Larceny Theft 2461.1 3735.3 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 626.9 558.0 382.3
Arson 0.0 17.4 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Port Wentworth, has a property crime rate of 3459.5 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5608.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Port Wentworth 3459.5
GA 5608.5
National 3727



Port Wentworth Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 34
National Percentile Rank - 70