Annual Crime In East Ellijay (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 peopleEast Ellijay/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime148n/a (estimate)25,8292,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Ellijay/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery2n/a349.078.786.2
Assault4n/a698.1216.6246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)1,047327381
Burglary5n/a872.6431.3376.0
Theft130n/a22,687.61,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a1,221.6235.4228.9
Property crime142n/a (estimate)24,7822,5742,200

Key findings

  • East Ellijay crime rates are 901% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Ellijay are 175% higher than the national average
  • In East Ellijay you have a 1 in 4 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Ellijay is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Ellijay has increased by 22%

East Ellijay crime map

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Compare East Ellijay, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In East Ellijay (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is East Ellijay (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Ellijay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Ellijay is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Ellijay is 1 in 5
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Ellijay is 1 in 4

      Year Over Year Crime In East Ellijay (per 100,000 people)

      East Ellijay police department

      ItemEast EllijayGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents10.94.03.3
      There are a total of 6 East Ellijay police officers. This results in 10.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 174.7% greater than the Georgia average and 234.3% greater 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.

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      Flat Top Mountain, TN3882521,1411,393
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      Talking Rock, GA854063,1963,602
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      Morganton, GA3124293,3773,806
      Ranger, GA1754973,9164,413
      Jasper, GA3,7322826,0576,340
      East Ellijay, GA7791,04724,78225,829

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      Ravine, PA7793621,7612,122
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      Pine Harbor, TX7796233,5914,214
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      East Ellijay, GA7791,04724,78225,829
      Source: The East Ellijay, 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.