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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleClarkston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime478n/a (estimate)3,6892,9002,580
Murder1n/a7.76.15.0
Rape7n/a54.025.242.6
Robbery33n/a254.778.786.2
Assault22n/a169.8216.6246.8
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)486327381
Burglary108n/a833.5431.3376.0
Theft257n/a1,983.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft50n/a385.9235.4228.9
Property crime415n/a (estimate)3,2032,5742,200

Key findings

  • Clarkston crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clarkston are 28% higher than the national average
  • In Clarkston you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clarkston is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clarkston has decreased by 19%

Clarkston crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clarkston (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Clarkston, GA per 100,000 people. In Clarkston, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.27 times more than the Georgia average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Clarkston is 1.49 times more than the Georgia average and 1.28 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Clarkston has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times more than the Georgia average and 1.46 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Clarkston (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clarkston to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Clarkston safe? The gauges above illustrate that Clarkston is safer than 29% of every city located within Georgia along with 16% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clarkston, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarkston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarkston is 1 in 206
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarkston is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarkston is 1 in 28
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clarkston? If you reside in Clarkston, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 206. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 32 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 Clarkston, is 1 in 28.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Clarkston is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Clarkston has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 19% in Clarkston, while property crimes in Clarkston have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 19% year over year.

      Clarkston police department

      ItemClarkstonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
      There are a total of 22 Clarkston police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28% less than the Georgia average and 12.4% less 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      Mountain Park city, GA6381361,0691,205
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681411,1121,253
      Clarkston, GA12,5944863,2033,689

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ardmore, PA12,592117568684
      Woodhaven, MI12,590979411,037
      Terryville, NY12,5883021,2441,547
      Bensville, MD12,5843571,5471,904
      North Palm Beach, FL12,58191795885
      Clarkston, GA12,5944863,2033,689
      Source: The Clarkston, 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.