Reported Annual Crime In Clarkston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarkston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime544n/a (estimate)4,4103,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarkston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape2n/a16.234.040.4
Robbery41n/a332.4118.4102.8
Assault40n/a324.3238.5248.5
Violent crime83n/a (estimate)673398386
Burglary157n/a1,272.8614.4468.9
Theft248n/a2,010.52,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft56n/a454.0259.9236.9
Property crime461n/a (estimate)3,7373,0052,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Clarkston, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Clarkston, GA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Clarkston, GA crime rates are 30% higher than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 55% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Clarkston, GA has a rate that is 69% higher than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 74% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Clarkston, GA is 24% higher than its state's mean, and 53% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berkeley Lake, GA1,73956422477
Vinings, GA10,2211521,1441,296
Druid Hills, GA14,4391521,1441,296
Mountain Park, GA5291611,2141,374
North Druid Hills, GA17,9961621,2261,388
North Decatur, GA17,0231871,4111,598
Lakeview Estates, GA2,4272501,8852,135
Clarkston, GA7,7176733,7374,410

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clarkston is 55% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.08 daily crimes that occur in Clarkston.
  • Clarkston is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clarkston you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clarkston has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Clarkston (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Clarkston, GA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national scale. In Clarkston, GA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.30 times more than the Georgia average and 1.55 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Clarkston, GA is 1.69 times more than the Georgia average and 1.74 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Clarkston, GA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.24 times more than the Georgia average and 1.53 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Clarkston (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Clarkston, GA compared to every other city in Georgia as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Clarkston, GA ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Georgia along with 12% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Clarkston, GA. As a result, Clarkston, GA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarkston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarkston is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarkston is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarkston is 1 in 23
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clarkston, 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 Clarkston, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 149. 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 27 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 Clarkston, GA is 1 in 23.

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

The year over year crime rate for Clarkston, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Clarkston, GA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 43% in Clarkston, GA, while property crimes in Clarkston, GA have decreased by 1%. Crimes in total for Clarkston, GA have increased by 4% year over year.

Clarkston police department

ItemClarkstonGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2211,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.93.3
There are a total of 22 Clarkston police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.7% less than the Georgia average and 12.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
DuBois, PA7,7183892,1472,536
Clear Lake, IA7,7183442,5022,846
Bermuda Dunes, CA7,7193742,1432,516
Stayton, OR7,7192373,4383,675
Hooper, UT7,7201752,1242,299
Clarkston, GA7,7176733,7374,410
Source: The Clarkston, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.