Reported Annual Crime In Dalton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDalton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,089n/a (estimate)3,1823,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDalton/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape16n/a46.726.141.7
Robbery17n/a49.796.398.0
Assault75n/a219.1228.1248.9
Violent crime108n/a (estimate)316357383
Burglary126n/a368.1530.9430.4
Theft782n/a2,284.72,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft73n/a213.3251.8237.4
Property crime981n/a (estimate)2,8662,8602,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Dalton, GA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Dalton, 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 Dalton, GA crime rates are 1% lower than in comparison to the Georgia mean and are 16% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Dalton, GA has a rate that is 12% lower than the Georgia average; compared to the United States, it is 18% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Dalton, GA is equal to its state's mean, and 21% higher than the country's average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dalton is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.72 daily crimes that occur in Dalton.
  • Dalton is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dalton you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dalton has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Dalton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dalton, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Dalton, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times less than the Georgia average and 1.16 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Dalton, GA are 1.13 times less than the Georgia average and 1.21 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Dalton, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times more than the Georgia average and 1.21 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Dalton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Dalton, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dalton, GA has been ranked safer than 50% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Dalton, GA is safer than 29% 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 Dalton, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dalton, GA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dalton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dalton is 1 in 317
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dalton is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dalton is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Dalton, 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 Dalton, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 317. 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 35 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 Dalton, GA is 1 in 32.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Dalton, GA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Dalton, GA has increased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Dalton, GA has decreased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Dalton, GA has decreased by 14% year to year.

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
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
Varnell, GA1,8161431,1471,290
Resaca, GA1,1571721,3791,551
Eton, GA1,17501,5631,563
Indian Springs, GA3,1041931,5481,741
Chatsworth, GA4,2982662,1272,393
Tunnel Hill, GA1,05602,7332,733
Cohutta, GA6904103,2853,695
Dalton, GA33,6533162,8663,182

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Long Beach, NY33,67062589651
Salisbury, NC33,6744773,3343,810
Pikesville, MD33,6254421,9642,406
Riviera Beach, FL33,6831,3704,0545,423
Benton, AR33,6133923,8964,289
Dalton, GA33,6533162,8663,182
Source: The Dalton, 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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