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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleBlue Ridge/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)2,3272,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault4n/a282.1216.6246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)282327381
Burglary4n/a282.1431.3376.0
Theft23n/a1,622.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a141.0235.4228.9
Property crime29n/a (estimate)2,0452,5742,200

Key findings

  • Blue Ridge crime rates are 10% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blue Ridge are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Blue Ridge you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blue Ridge is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blue Ridge has increased by 16%

Blue Ridge crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Blue Ridge (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blue Ridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blue Ridge is 1 in 355
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blue Ridge is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blue Ridge is 1 in 43

      Year Over Year Crime In Blue Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      Blue Ridge police department

      ItemBlue RidgeGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.94.03.3
      There are a total of 9 Blue Ridge police officers. This results in 6.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 74.3% greater than the Georgia average and 112.1% 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
      Flat Top Mountain, TN3882521,1411,393
      McCaysville, GA1,2741631,2871,450
      Mineral Bluff, GA2233202,5212,842
      Ellijay, GA2,3022893,4053,693
      Morganton, GA3124293,3773,806
      Ducktown, TN4808633,9084,771
      Copperhill, TN3899184,1585,077
      Blue Ridge, GA1,4852822,0452,327

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gregory, SD1,4852008521,051
      Munday, TX1,4852201,2671,487
      Linn, MO1,4850923923
      Fredericksburg, PA1,485122592714
      Greenville, VA1,48599824923
      Blue Ridge, GA1,4852822,0452,327
      Source: The Blue Ridge, 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.