Reported Annual Crime In Powder Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePowder Springs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime554n/a (estimate)3,7563,4012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePowder Springs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a13.66.04.9
Rape0n/a0.031.638.6
Robbery25n/a169.5119.9101.9
Assault100n/a678.0220.8237.8
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)861378373
Burglary103n/a698.3649.8491.4
Theft313n/a2,122.02,113.31,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a74.6259.2220.2
Property crime427n/a (estimate)2,8953,0222,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Powder Springs, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Powder Springs, 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 Powder Springs, GA crime rates are 10% higher than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 31% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Powder Springs, GA has a rate that is 128% higher than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 131% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Powder Springs, GA is 4% lower than its state's mean, and 16% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Powder Springs is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.29 daily crimes that occur in Powder Springs.
  • Powder Springs is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Powder Springs you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Powder Springs has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Powder Springs (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Powder Springs, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In Powder Springs, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.10 times more than the Georgia average and 1.31 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Powder Springs, GA is 2.28 times more than the Georgia average and 2.31 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Powder Springs, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times less than the Georgia average and 1.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Powder Springs (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Powder Springs, GA area in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Powder Springs, GA being safer than 15% of cities in Georgia and 7% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Powder Springs, GA. In conclusion, Powder Springs, GA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Powder Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 117
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Powder Springs, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Powder Springs, GA you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Powder Springs, GA.

Year Over Year Crime In Powder Springs (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Powder Springs, 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 Powder Springs, GA has decreased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Powder Springs, GA has decreased by 34%. The total crime rate in Powder Springs, GA has decreased by 30% year to year.

Powder Springs police department

ItemPowder SpringsGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2811,376556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.93.3
There are a total of 28 Powder Springs police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.2% less than the Georgia average and 40% 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
Vinings, GA10,2211441,1511,295
Kennesaw, GA31,3581641,6701,834
Acworth, GA21,1691262,8893,015
Smyrna, GA52,9223382,6823,020
Mableton, GA40,5213923,1343,526
Powder Springs, GA14,2718612,8953,756

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Villa Rica, GA14,2663704,2334,602
Carthage, MO14,2812323,6883,920
Ammon, ID14,2571971,5881,785
Otsego, MN14,2572402,1962,436
Miami Springs, FL14,2551993,5453,744
Powder Springs, GA14,2718612,8953,756
Source: The Powder Springs, 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.