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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 40%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsPoncey-Highland/100k peopleAtlanta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime01,403 (estimate)1,773 (estimate)2,4082,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a31.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a65.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a293.8279.7
Violent crimen/a233 (estimate)295 (estimate)400388
Burglaryn/an/an/a290.7314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a238.2246.0
Property crimen/a1,170 (estimate)1,478 (estimate)2,0071,958

Key findings

  • Poncey-Highland crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Poncey-Highland are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Poncey-Highland you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Poncey-Highland is safer than 90% of the cities in Georgia
  • Year over year crime in Atlanta has decreased by 67%

Poncey-Highland crime map

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The Poncey-Highland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Poncey-Highland 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 Poncey-Highland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Poncey-Highland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poncey-Highland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poncey-Highland is 1 in 429
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poncey-Highland is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Poncey-Highland is 1 in 72

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

      Atlanta police department

      ItemPoncey-HighlandAtlantaGeorgia
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92456282338
      Druid Hills, GA13,444152765917
      Vinings, GA11,816152765917
      North Druid Hills, GA18,331163819982
      North Decatur, GA16,652163819982
      Mountain Park city, GA6381668341,000
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681738671,040
      Atlanta, GA456,3782951,4781,773

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Virginia Beach, VA449,733991,5121,610
      Colorado Springs, CO448,7595973,3803,977
      Omaha, NE443,0726313,1743,806
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,7473,253
      Atlanta, GA456,3782951,4781,773
      Source: The Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.