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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 102%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCornelia/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime186n/a (estimate)4,3482,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape0n/a0.031.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.065.573.9
Assault17n/a397.4293.8279.7
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)397400388
Burglary25n/a584.4290.7314.2
Theft143n/a3,342.71,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a23.4238.2246.0
Property crime169n/a (estimate)3,9502,0071,958

Key findings

  • Cornelia crime rates are 85% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cornelia are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Cornelia you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cornelia is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cornelia has not changed

Cornelia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cornelia (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cornelia, Georgia is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cornelia are 1.81 times more than the Georgia average and 1.85 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Cornelia are 1.01 times less than than Georgia and 1.02 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cornelia are 1.97 times more than than Georgia and 2.02 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Cornelia (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Cornelia safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cornelia is safer than 26% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Cornelia is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Cornelia. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cornelia is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cornelia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cornelia is 1 in 252
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cornelia is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cornelia is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Cornelia, Georgia you have a 1 in 252 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cornelia.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cornelia is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cornelia has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Cornelia, while property crimes in Cornelia have not changed. Total crime has not changed year over year.

      Cornelia police department

      ItemCorneliaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.54.03.3
      There are a total of 19 Cornelia police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.6% greater than the Georgia average and 38.2% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clermont, GA1,030150752902
      Mount Airy, GA1,2311748741,048
      Homer, GA1,2261768851,062
      Demorest, GA1,902511,0761,128
      Lula, GA2,8312001,0021,202
      Alto, GA1,04301,2731,273
      Baldwin, GA3,5232471,2371,484
      Cornelia, GA4,2043973,9504,348

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearl River, MS4,2032621,8932,155
      Woodmore, MD4,205148596744
      Cottleville, MO4,2050483483
      Pilot Point, TX4,202131196327
      Silverthorne, CO4,20602,0512,051
      Cornelia, GA4,2043973,9504,348
      Source: The Cornelia, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.