Annual Crime In Dunwoody (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDunwoody/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,111n/a (estimate)4,2142,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDunwoody/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.06.15.0
Rape6n/a12.025.242.6
Robbery34n/a67.978.786.2
Assault38n/a75.9216.6246.8
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)158327381
Burglary155n/a309.4431.3376.0
Theft1,786n/a3,565.21,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft91n/a181.7235.4228.9
Property crime2,032n/a (estimate)4,0562,5742,200

Key findings

  • Dunwoody crime rates are 63% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dunwoody are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Dunwoody you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dunwoody is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dunwoody has decreased by 3%

Dunwoody crime map

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Compare Dunwoody, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Dunwoody (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Dunwoody, GA per 100,000 people. In Dunwoody, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.45 times more than the Georgia average and 1.63 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Dunwoody is 2.07 times less than the Georgia average and 2.41 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Dunwoody has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the Georgia average and 1.84 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Dunwoody (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Dunwoody, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dunwoody is safer than 45% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Dunwoody is safer than 28% 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 Dunwoody. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dunwoody is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dunwoody

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dunwoody is 1 in 635
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dunwoody is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dunwoody is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Dunwoody, GA you have a 1 in 635 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 25 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 Dunwoody.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Dunwoody is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Dunwoody has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Dunwoody, while property crimes in Dunwoody have decreased by 3%. Total crime has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Dunwoody police department

      ItemDunwoodyGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.14.03.3
      There are a total of 54 Dunwoody police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71.2% less than the Georgia average and 64.9% 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Milton, GA36,75528723750
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      Dunwoody, GA48,1281584,0564,214

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stillwater, OK48,1043331,9012,234
      Alexandria, LA48,0441,4508,4119,861
      Mishawaka, IN48,2342315,1215,352
      Collierville, TN48,0051631,7021,865
      Tuckahoe, VA47,9971821,5151,697
      Dunwoody, GA48,1281584,0564,214
      Source: The Dunwoody, 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.