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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleAlpharetta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,246n/a (estimate)1,8582,9002,580
Murder1n/a1.56.15.0
Rape10n/a14.925.242.6
Robbery16n/a23.978.786.2
Assault15n/a22.4216.6246.8
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)63327381
Burglary103n/a153.6431.3376.0
Theft1,060n/a1,580.91,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft41n/a61.1235.4228.9
Property crime1,204n/a (estimate)1,7962,5742,200

Key findings

  • Alpharetta crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alpharetta are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Alpharetta you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alpharetta is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alpharetta has increased by 2%

Alpharetta crime map

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The Alpharetta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alpharetta as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Alpharetta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Alpharetta (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Alpharetta, per 100,000 residents. In Alpharetta, the total number of daily crimes is 1.56 times less than the Georgia average and 1.39 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Alpharetta are 5.21 times less than the Georgia average and 6.08 times less than the national average. For property crime, Alpharetta has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Georgia average and 1.22 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Alpharetta (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Alpharetta safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Alpharetta is safer than 75% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Alpharetta is safer than 63% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Alpharetta. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Alpharetta is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alpharetta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 1597
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 54
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Alpharetta? If you reside in Alpharetta, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1597. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 56 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Alpharetta, is 1 in 54.

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

      Determining whether Alpharetta is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Alpharetta violent crime rates have increased by 24%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Alpharetta has increased by 2% in the same time frame.

      Alpharetta police department

      ItemAlpharettaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.84.03.3
      There are a total of 111 Alpharetta police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.3% less than the Georgia average and 43.1% 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Milton, GA36,75528723750
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681411,1121,253
      Woodstock, GA27,9641281,4951,623
      Alpharetta, GA63,013631,7961,858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mansfield, TX63,1411031,0811,184
      Cheyenne, WY62,8793233,9874,310
      West Hartford, CT63,187712,7612,833
      Castro Valley, CA62,8253261,7342,060
      Bowling Green, KY62,8243054,8515,156
      Alpharetta, GA63,013631,7961,858
      Source: The Alpharetta, 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.