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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleClayton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)3,4452,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape3n/a132.525.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault6n/a265.0216.6246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)398327381
Burglary12n/a530.0431.3376.0
Theft53n/a2,341.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a176.7235.4228.9
Property crime69n/a (estimate)3,0482,5742,200

Key findings

  • Clayton crime rates are 34% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clayton are 4% higher than the national average
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clayton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clayton has increased by 14%

Clayton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 252
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 30

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

      Clayton police department

      ItemClaytonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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
      Mountain City, GA970000
      Sky Valley, GA3101321,0401,172
      Dillard, GA3752711,0841,355
      Tiger, GA4184393,4593,899
      Highlands, NC1,1443185,7326,051
      Clayton, GA1,8723983,0483,445

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Delaware City, DE1,8725451,6352,180
      McCrory, AR1,8727181,4362,154
      Enterprise, OR1,8721301,3111,441
      Meyersdale, PA1,872000
      Perryopolis, PA1,873296118414
      Clayton, GA1,8723983,0483,445
      Source: The Clayton, 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.