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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 55%
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 peopleEllijay/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime64n/a (estimate)3,6932,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape3n/a173.125.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.786.2
Assault2n/a115.4216.6246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)289327381
Burglary5n/a288.5431.3376.0
Theft51n/a2,942.91,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a173.1235.4228.9
Property crime59n/a (estimate)3,4052,5742,200

Key findings

  • Ellijay crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ellijay are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Ellijay you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ellijay is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ellijay has decreased by 7%

Ellijay crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ellijay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ellijay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ellijay is 1 in 347
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ellijay is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ellijay is 1 in 28

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

      Ellijay police department

      ItemEllijayGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.74.03.3
      There are a total of 11 Ellijay police officers. This results in 6.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.9% greater than the Georgia average and 106.8% 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
      Flat Top Mountain, TN3882521,1411,393
      Blue Ridge, GA1,4852822,0452,327
      Talking Rock, GA854063,1963,602
      Morganton, GA3124293,3773,806
      Ranger, GA1754973,9164,413
      East Ellijay, GA7791,04724,78225,829
      Ellijay, GA2,3022893,4053,693

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glenville, CT2,30232264296
      Clifton Springs, NY2,3032018281,029
      Romney, WV2,301137701838
      Prague, OK2,3011662,1532,319
      Goldthwaite, TX2,3012081,2001,408
      Ellijay, GA2,3022893,4053,693
      Source: The 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.