Reported Annual Crime In Cartersville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCartersville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,045n/a (estimate)4,9963,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCartersville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape10n/a47.826.141.7
Robbery10n/a47.896.398.0
Assault58n/a277.3228.1248.9
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)373357383
Burglary157n/a750.5530.9430.4
Theft753n/a3,599.82,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft57n/a272.5251.8237.4
Property crime967n/a (estimate)4,6232,8602,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Cartersville, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Cartersville, GA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Cartersville, GA crime rates are 55% higher than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 82% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Cartersville, GA has a rate that is 4% higher than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 3% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Cartersville, GA is 62% higher than its state's mean, and 96% higher than the country's average.
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The Cartersville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cartersville as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Cartersville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cartersville is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.69 daily crimes that occur in Cartersville.
  • Cartersville is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cartersville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cartersville has increased by 33%.

Compare Cartersville, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cartersville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Cartersville, GA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Georgia as well as those across America as a whole. The Cartersville, GA total amount of daily offenses is 1.55 times more than the Georgia average and 1.82 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cartersville, GA is 1.04 times more than the Georgia average, and it is 1.03 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Cartersville, GA has a daily crime figure that is 1.62 times more than the Georgia average and 1.96 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Cartersville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Cartersville, GA area in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cartersville, GA being safer than 32% of cities in Georgia and 18% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cartersville, GA. In conclusion, Cartersville, GA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cartersville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cartersville is 1 in 269
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cartersville is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cartersville is 1 in 21
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cartersville, GA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Cartersville, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 269. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 22 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Cartersville, GA is 1 in 21.

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

A good indicator of whether Cartersville, GA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Cartersville, GA has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Cartersville, GA has increased by 39% year over year. The number of total crimes in Cartersville, GA has increased by 33% year over year.

Cartersville police department

ItemCartersvilleGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6111,364558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.14.03.3
There are a total of 61 Cartersville police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Georgia average and 6.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Georgia

StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 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
Braswell, GA428000
Aragon, GA988161483645
Kingston, GA5210913913
Kennesaw, GA32,6692111,4051,616
Euharlee, GA4,2142652,1242,390
Acworth, GA21,8241762,5452,721
Adairsville, GA4,7401242,7042,828
Cartersville, GA20,1693734,6234,996

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Johnstown, PA20,1697503,0273,776
Ferndale, MI20,1672192,0712,290
Lorton, VA20,1731431,2371,380
Murrysville, PA20,15960559619
Simpsonville, SC20,1833123,4863,798
Cartersville, GA20,1693734,6234,996
Source: The Cartersville, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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