Reported Annual Crime In Alpharetta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlpharetta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,274n/a (estimate)1,9783,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlpharetta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.66.04.9
Rape3n/a4.731.638.6
Robbery14n/a21.7119.9101.9
Assault13n/a20.2220.8237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)48378373
Burglary126n/a195.6649.8491.4
Theft1,083n/a1,681.22,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a52.8259.2220.2
Property crime1,243n/a (estimate)1,9303,0222,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Alpharetta, GA. The total number of reported crimes in Alpharetta, GA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Alpharetta, GA crime rate is 42% lower than the Georgia average and is 31% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Alpharetta, GA has a violent crime rate that is 87% lower than the Georgia average and 87% lower than the national average. For property crime, Alpharetta, GA is 36% lower than the Georgia average and 22% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alpharetta is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.42 daily crimes that occur in Alpharetta.
  • Alpharetta is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alpharetta you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alpharetta has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Alpharetta (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Alpharetta, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Alpharetta, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times less than the Georgia average and 1.45 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Alpharetta, GA are 7.86 times less than the Georgia average and 7.74 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Alpharetta, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times less than the Georgia average and 1.29 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Alpharetta (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Alpharetta, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Alpharetta, GA has been ranked safer than 76% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Alpharetta, GA is safer than 71% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Alpharetta, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Alpharetta, GA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alpharetta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 2079
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 51
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Alpharetta, GA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Alpharetta, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2079. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 52 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Alpharetta, GA is 1 in 51.

Year Over Year Crime In Alpharetta (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Alpharetta, GA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Alpharetta, GA has decreased by 20% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Alpharetta, GA has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

Alpharetta police department

ItemAlpharettaGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11111,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.93.3
There are a total of 111 Alpharetta police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53% less than the Georgia average and 43.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berkeley Lake, GA1,73953424477
Johns Creek, GA80,97939640679
Milton, GA34,874329851,017
Vinings, GA10,2211441,1511,295
Roswell, GA92,3641251,7471,872
Alpharetta, GA60,903481,9301,978

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Monterey Park, CA60,9661672,1852,351
Vineland, NJ60,9855484,1774,725
Encinitas, CA61,0082001,5671,768
Terre Haute, IN61,0402514,6814,931
The Villages, FL61,0463041,8532,157
Alpharetta, GA60,903481,9301,978
Source: The Alpharetta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.