Reported Annual Crime In Forest Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,227n/a (estimate)6,2703,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Park/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a20.46.65.3
Rape20n/a102.234.040.4
Robbery72n/a367.9118.4102.8
Assault65n/a332.1238.5248.5
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)823398386
Burglary228n/a1,165.1614.4468.9
Theft698n/a3,566.72,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft140n/a715.4259.9236.9
Property crime1,066n/a (estimate)5,4473,0052,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Forest Park, GA. All reported Forest Park, GA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Forest Park, GA overall crime rate is 84% higher than in comparison to the Georgia average; and is also 121% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Forest Park, GA, the rate is 107% higher than compared to the Georgia average, and 113% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Forest Park, GA comes in at 81% higher than to the average seen in Georgia, and 122% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tyrone, GA7,028699941,063
Druid Hills, GA14,4391521,1441,296
North Druid Hills, GA17,9961621,2261,388
North Decatur, GA17,0231871,4111,598
Bonanza, GA3,4832601,9662,226
Avondale Estates, GA2,777942,2682,362
Decatur, GA19,8881832,3392,521
Forest Park, GA18,7838235,4476,270

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Park is 121% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.18 daily crimes that occur in Forest Park.
  • Forest Park is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Park you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Park has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Forest Park, GA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Forest Park, GA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia state wide, are 1.84 times more than the state average and 2.21 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Forest Park, GA on a daily bases are 2.07 times more than than Georgia average and 2.13 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Forest Park, GA are 1.81 times more than the daily state average and 2.22 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Forest Park (higher is better)

How safe is Forest Park, GA compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Forest Park, GA is safer than 5% of the cities in Georgia and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Forest Park, GA. Overall, Forest Park, GA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Park is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Park is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Forest Park, GA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Forest Park, GA, you have a 1 in 122 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Park, GA is 1 in 16.

Year Over Year Crime In Forest Park (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Forest Park, GA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Forest Park, GA has decreased by 13% and the rate of property crime in Forest Park, GA has decreased by 5%. The total crime rate in Forest Park, GA has decreased by 6% year to year.

Forest Park police department

ItemForest ParkGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10711,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.73.93.3
There are a total of 107 Forest Park police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.4% greater than the Georgia average and 74.1% greater 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
Twinsburg, OH18,784106694799
Montgomery, IL18,780911,6751,766
Rosedale, MD18,7796142,9733,588
Sun Valley, NV18,7789623,6714,633
Glassboro, NJ18,7981772,0012,177
Forest Park, GA18,7838235,4476,270
Source: The Forest Park, 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.