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6%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
5%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
8%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; 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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,182 (estimate)2,0582,324
Murdern/an/an/a8.26.3
Rapen/an/an/a36.440.0
Robberyn/an/an/a43.666.1
Assaultn/an/an/a278.8268.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)389 (estimate)367370
Burglaryn/an/an/a217.8269.8
Theftn/an/an/a1,266.51,401.9
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a206.5282.7
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,792 (estimate)1,6911,954

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    Crime Quick Facts

    • Canton crime rates are 6% lower than the national average
    • Violent crimes in Canton are 5% higher than the national average
    • In Canton you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
    • Canton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
    • Year over year crime in Canton has decreased by 15%

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    The Canton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canton as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Canton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Canton crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.

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        Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 258
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 56
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 46

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

        Canton police department

        Item Canton Georgia National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4311,364558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.84.03.3
        There are a total of 43 Canton police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54% less than the Georgia average and 44% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Georgia

        State Total offenders Georgia /100K National /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.

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Ball Ground, GA2,2300104104
        Holly Springs, GA13,68216340357
        Milton, GA39,25270632702
        Nelson, GA1,302131605736
        Woodstock, GA32,310961,0881,184
        Acworth, GA22,6831131,2491,362
        Roswell, GA94,8841871,2081,395
        Canton, GA29,4593891,7922,182

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Suisun City, CA29,4593561,6462,002
        Seguin, TX29,4584162,0832,499
        Austintown, OH29,4671021,8051,906
        East Palo Alto, CA29,4486402,3132,953
        Norwood, MA29,446155831986
        Canton, GA29,4593891,7922,182
        Source: The Canton, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.