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Total crime 28%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleDuluth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime557n/a (estimate)1,8642,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape2n/a6.725.242.6
Robbery9n/a30.178.786.2
Assault9n/a30.1216.6246.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)67327381
Burglary75n/a251.0431.3376.0
Theft437n/a1,462.41,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft25n/a83.7235.4228.9
Property crime537n/a (estimate)1,7972,5742,200

Key findings

  • Duluth crime rates are 28% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Duluth are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Duluth you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Duluth is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Duluth has decreased by 6%

Duluth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Duluth (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Duluth, GA per 100,000 people. In Duluth, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.56 times less than the Georgia average and 1.38 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Duluth is 4.88 times less than the Georgia average and 5.69 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Duluth has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Georgia average and 1.22 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Duluth (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Duluth safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Duluth is safer than 74% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Duluth is safer than 63% 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 Duluth. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Duluth is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Duluth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Duluth is 1 in 1495
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Duluth is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Duluth is 1 in 54
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Duluth? In Duluth, GA you have a 1 in 1495 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 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Duluth.

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

      A good indicator of whether Duluth is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Duluth has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Duluth has decreased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Duluth has decreased by 6% year over year.

      Duluth police department

      ItemDuluthGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.84.03.3
      There are a total of 76 Duluth police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.3% less than the Georgia average and 15.2% 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Grayson, GA3,00873577650
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Milton, GA36,75528723750
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      Duluth, GA28,681671,7971,864

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hobart, IN28,6932533,9574,210
      Marion, IN28,6984553,6924,147
      Agawam Town, MA28,7014621,7262,187
      Jacksonville, AR28,6611,1604,6345,794
      Harker Heights, TX28,7161992,3622,561
      Duluth, GA28,681671,7971,864
      Source: The Duluth, 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.