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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 67%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsBuckhead/100k peopleAtlanta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26,905801 (estimate)5,4232,7172,489
Murder88n/a17.76.25.0
Rape245n/a49.427.542.6
Robbery1,099n/a221.575.081.6
Assault2,382n/a480.1232.0250.2
Violent crime3,814100 (estimate)769341379
Burglary3,082n/a621.2372.1340.5
Theft16,701n/a3,366.41,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft3,308n/a666.8223.9219.9
Property crime23,091700 (estimate)4,6542,3762,110

Key findings

  • Buckhead crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Buckhead are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Buckhead you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Buckhead is safer than 93% of the cities in Georgia
  • Year over year crime in Atlanta has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Buckhead (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Buckhead

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Buckhead is 1 in 996
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Buckhead is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Buckhead is 1 in 125

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

      Atlanta police department

      ItemBuckheadAtlantaGeorgia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,16511,364
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.04.0

      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, GA1,92448333381
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441309051,035
      Vinings, GA11,8161309051,035
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311399691,109
      North Decatur, GA16,6521399691,109
      Decatur, GA21,2101439981,141
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681471,0261,174
      Atlanta, GA456,3787694,6545,423

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Colorado Springs, CO448,7595853,6674,252
      Omaha, NE443,0726133,6444,257
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,4142,920
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Atlanta, GA456,3787694,6545,423
      Source: The Buckhead, Atlanta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.