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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleDalton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,588 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)450 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,138 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Dalton crime rates are 44% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dalton are 19% higher than the national average
  • In Dalton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dalton is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dalton has increased by 12%

Dalton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Dalton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dalton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dalton is 1 in 223
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dalton is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dalton is 1 in 28

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

      Dalton police department

      ItemDaltonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.74.03.3
      There are a total of 91 Dalton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.7% less than the Georgia average and 16.9% 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
      Chatsworth, GA4,298163558721
      Varnell, GA1,8161379531,089
      Resaca, GA1,1571641,1461,310
      Indian Springs, GA3,1041851,2861,470
      Eton, GA1,17501,5271,527
      Tunnel Hill, GA1,05601,8331,833
      Ringgold, GA4,3442521,7532,004
      Dalton, GA33,6534503,1383,588

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Long Beach, NY33,67057197253
      Salisbury, NC33,6747354,1714,906
      Pikesville, MD33,6254011,7242,125
      Riviera Beach, FL33,6839854,1735,158
      Benton, AR33,6135703,5744,144
      Dalton, GA33,6534503,1383,588
      Source: The Dalton, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.