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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 1%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAcworth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime527n/a (estimate)2,2892,9002,580
Murder1n/a4.36.15.0
Rape5n/a21.725.242.6
Robbery4n/a17.478.786.2
Assault14n/a60.8216.6246.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)104327381
Burglary33n/a143.3431.3376.0
Theft449n/a1,949.81,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a91.2235.4228.9
Property crime503n/a (estimate)2,1842,5742,200

Key findings

  • Acworth crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Acworth are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Acworth you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Acworth is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Acworth has decreased by 16%

Acworth crime map

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      Daily Crime In Acworth (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Acworth, GA per 100,000 people. In Acworth, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.27 times less than the Georgia average and 1.13 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Acworth is 3.13 times less than the Georgia average and 3.65 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Acworth has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times less than the Georgia average and 1.01 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Acworth (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Acworth in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Acworth safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Acworth being safer than 67% of cities in Georgia and 53% of cities across the United States. 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 Acworth. In conclusion, Acworth ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Acworth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Acworth is 1 in 960
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Acworth is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Acworth is 1 in 44
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Acworth, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 960. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 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 Acworth is 1 in 44.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Acworth is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Acworth has decreased by 41% and the rate of property crime in Acworth has decreased by 14%. The total crime rate in Acworth has decreased by 16% year to year.

      Acworth police department

      ItemAcworthGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.44.03.3
      There are a total of 50 Acworth police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% less than the Georgia average and 26.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 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
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389
      Woodstock, GA27,9641281,4951,623
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090
      Euharlee, GA4,2142431,9122,155
      Canton, GA25,0221192,3292,447
      Acworth, GA21,8241042,1842,289

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prairie Village, KS21,8241841,1061,291
      Massapequa, NY21,820167687854
      Kenmore, WA21,830431,1151,159
      Park Forest, IL21,8312821,5901,872
      Stoneham, MA21,8311491,0981,247
      Acworth, GA21,8241042,1842,289
      Source: The Acworth, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.