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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleDawsonville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,140 (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)143 (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)997 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Dawsonville crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dawsonville are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Dawsonville you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dawsonville is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dawsonville has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Dawsonville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dawsonville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dawsonville is 1 in 699
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dawsonville is 1 in 101
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dawsonville is 1 in 88

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

      Dawsonville police department

      ItemDawsonvilleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      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
      Ball Ground, GA1,8310605605
      Dahlonega, GA6,196111773884
      Nelson, GA1,470122850972
      Oakwood, GA4,0982771,9282,205
      Dawsonville, GA2,4781439971,140

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Odell, OR2,4781451,3931,538
      Abita Springs, LA2,4771508661,016
      Allyn, WA2,4771049481,052
      Jay, OK2,4794342,5673,002
      Kalona, IA2,479102663765
      Dawsonville, GA2,4781439971,140
      Source: The Dawsonville, 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.