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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 5%
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 peopleAustell/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime220n/a (estimate)3,0132,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery8n/a109.678.786.2
Assault44n/a602.7216.6246.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)712327381
Burglary25n/a342.4431.3376.0
Theft125n/a1,712.11,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft18n/a246.5235.4228.9
Property crime168n/a (estimate)2,3012,5742,200

Key findings

  • Austell crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Austell are 87% higher than the national average
  • In Austell you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Austell is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Austell has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Austell (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Austell, GA per 100,000 people. In Austell, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the Georgia average and 1.17 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Austell is 2.18 times more than the Georgia average and 1.87 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Austell has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times less than the Georgia average and 1.05 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Austell (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Austell safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Austell is safer than 22% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Austell is safer than 11% 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 Austell. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Austell is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Austell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Austell is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Austell is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Austell is 1 in 34
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Austell? If you reside in Austell, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 141. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 44 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 Austell, is 1 in 34.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Austell, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Austell has increased by 93%, while the property crime rate in Austell has decreased by 22% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Austell has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Austell police department

      ItemAustellGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.44.03.3
      There are a total of 30 Austell police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.4% greater than the Georgia average and 36.8% greater 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
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090
      Dallas, GA12,6222742,2452,519
      Smyrna, GA54,7882032,5372,741
      Mableton, GA38,8393442,7103,054
      Marietta, GA59,7143473,1583,505
      Austell, GA7,0567122,3013,013

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ione, CA7,05664714777
      Thermalito, CA7,0565793,0833,662
      Roanoke, TX7,0552471,1661,414
      Lower Allen, PA7,0542241,0911,315
      Milton-Freewater, OR7,0593562,1512,507
      Austell, GA7,0567122,3013,013
      Source: The Austell, 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.