Reported Annual Crime In Jonesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime237n/a (estimate)4,9873,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.65.3
Rape1n/a21.034.040.4
Robbery5n/a105.2118.4102.8
Assault12n/a252.5238.5248.5
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)379398386
Burglary30n/a631.3614.4468.9
Theft156n/a3,282.82,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theft33n/a694.4259.9236.9
Property crime219n/a (estimate)4,6093,0052,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Jonesboro, GA. The total number of reported crimes in Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro, GA crime rate is 47% higher than the Georgia average and is 76% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Jonesboro, GA has a violent crime rate that is 5% lower than the Georgia average and 2% lower than the national average. For property crime, Jonesboro, GA is 53% higher than the Georgia average and 88% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tyrone, GA7,028699941,063
Senoia, GA3,627471,0871,134
Heron Bay, GA3,4351371,0331,170
Peachtree City, GA34,701541,5401,594
Hampton, GA7,0922151,6641,879
Woolsey, GA1582361,7842,020
Bonanza, GA3,4832601,9662,226
Jonesboro, GA4,6613794,6094,987

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jonesboro is 76% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.66 daily crimes that occur in Jonesboro.
  • Jonesboro is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jonesboro has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Jonesboro (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Jonesboro, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In Jonesboro, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.47 times more than the Georgia average and 1.76 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Jonesboro, GA is 1.05 times less than the Georgia average and 1.02 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Jonesboro, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.53 times more than the Georgia average and 1.88 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Jonesboro (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jonesboro, GA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Jonesboro, GA to other cities in the state and across the country, Jonesboro, GA is 35% safer than other cities of Georgia and 18% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Georgia cities and all around the United States, Jonesboro, GA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jonesboro, GA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jonesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 264
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Jonesboro, GA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Jonesboro, GA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 264. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Jonesboro, GA is 1 in 21.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Jonesboro, GA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Jonesboro, GA has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Jonesboro, GA has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jonesboro, GA has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Jonesboro police department

ItemJonesboroGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2411,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.03.93.3
There are a total of 24 Jonesboro police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% greater than the Georgia average and 53.1% 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
East Palestine, OH4,6631321,3631,495
West Milton, OH4,6592231,9162,139
Humboldt, IA4,66366699764
Dacula, GA4,6643272,4682,795
Spry, PA4,6641861,0251,211
Jonesboro, GA4,6613794,6094,987
Source: The Jonesboro, 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.