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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairburn/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime573n/a (estimate)3,5232,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape6n/a36.927.542.6
Robbery15n/a92.275.081.6
Assault56n/a344.3232.0250.2
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)473341379
Burglary42n/a258.2372.1340.5
Theft385n/a2,367.21,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft69n/a424.3223.9219.9
Property crime496n/a (estimate)3,0502,3762,110

Key findings

  • Fairburn crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fairburn are 25% higher than the national average
  • In Fairburn you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fairburn is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fairburn has decreased by 21%

Fairburn crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fairburn (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fairburn, GA per 100,000 people. In Fairburn, the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times more than the Georgia average and 1.42 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fairburn is 1.39 times more than the Georgia average and 1.25 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fairburn has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the Georgia average and 1.45 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fairburn (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fairburn, Georgia compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Fairburn safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Fairburn is safer than 34% of Georgia cities, and 17% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Georgia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Fairburn. At this time, Fairburn sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairburn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairburn is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairburn is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairburn is 1 in 29
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Fairburn, Georgia you have a 1 in 212 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fairburn.

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

      A good indicator of whether Fairburn 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 Fairburn has increased by 45%, while the property crime rate in Fairburn has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fairburn has decreased by 21% year over year.

      Fairburn police department

      ItemFairburnGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.94.03.3
      There are a total of 39 Fairburn police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Georgia average and 11.2% 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
      Tyrone, GA7,12167886953
      Woolsey, GA1781419851,126
      Sharpsburg, GA5741571,0971,254
      East Newnan, GA1,0991691,1811,350
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Bonanza, GA3,3612241,5631,788
      Chattahoochee Hills, GA2,6551681,6771,844
      Fairburn, GA13,8604733,0503,523

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Big Bear City, CA13,8595622,9723,534
      Auburn, CA13,8583521,6692,021
      Hickory Hills, IL13,8581521,3981,550
      Oneonta, NY13,8635101,9502,459
      St. Augustine, FL13,8677242,9773,701
      Fairburn, GA13,8604733,0503,523
      Source: The Fairburn, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.