Annual Crime In East Point (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 Point/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,701n/a (estimate)13,2472,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Point/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a14.16.15.0
Rape23n/a64.825.242.6
Robbery175n/a493.278.786.2
Assault238n/a670.7216.6246.8
Violent crime441n/a (estimate)1,243327381
Burglary531n/a1,496.4431.3376.0
Theft3,145n/a8,862.71,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft584n/a1,645.7235.4228.9
Property crime4,260n/a (estimate)12,0052,5742,200

Key findings

  • East Point crime rates are 413% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Point are 227% higher than the national average
  • In East Point you have a 1 in 8 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Point is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Point has increased by 15%

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in East Point, GA per 100,000 people. In East Point, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 4.57 times more than the Georgia average and 5.13 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in East Point is 3.81 times more than the Georgia average and 3.27 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, East Point has a daily crime rate that is 4.66 times more than the Georgia average and 5.46 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is East Point (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in East Point in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show East Point being safer than 0% of cities in Georgia and 0% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to East Point. In conclusion, East Point ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Point

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Point is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Point is 1 in 9
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Point is 1 in 8
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In East Point, GA you have a 1 in 81 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 9 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 8 chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Point.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether East Point is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in East Point has increased by 5% and the rate of property crime in East Point has increased by 16%. The total crime rate in East Point has increased by 15% year to year.

      East Point police department

      ItemEast PointGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.64.03.3
      There are a total of 163 East Point police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% greater than the Georgia average and 42.6% 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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090
      Palmetto, GA5,0872311,9362,168
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Martinez, GA35,4763092,4352,744
      Richmond West, FL35,4593762,2312,607
      Olive Branch, MS35,5081371,4031,539
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718
      Mooresville, NC35,3871882,6552,843
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Source: The East Point, 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.