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Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,393 (estimate)3,4022,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.040.4
Robberyn/an/an/a118.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a238.5248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)514 (estimate)398386
Burglaryn/an/an/a614.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,130.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a259.9236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,879 (estimate)3,0052,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 55% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.03 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 195
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 23

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

Athens police department

ItemAthensGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

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
Winterville, GA1,05085677761
Bogart, GA1,1271471,1101,257
Comer, GA1,2841661,2501,416
Nicholson, GA1,5421851,3971,582
Arcade, GA1,4423891,2771,666
North High Shoals, GA8482191,6531,872
Statham, GA2,5892271,7762,002
Athens, GA120,8135143,8794,393

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Victorville, CA121,3206062,8583,464
Evansville, IN120,1566354,9055,540
Vallejo, CA119,6448613,9334,794
Allentown, PA119,6244582,7673,224
Murfreesboro, TN122,0076092,9813,590
Athens, GA120,8135143,8794,393
Source: The Athens, 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.