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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleFayetteville/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime496n/a (estimate)2,7492,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape7n/a38.825.242.6
Robbery14n/a77.678.786.2
Assault8n/a44.3216.6246.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)161327381
Burglary30n/a166.3431.3376.0
Theft410n/a2,272.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft27n/a149.7235.4228.9
Property crime467n/a (estimate)2,5882,5742,200

Key findings

  • Fayetteville crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fayetteville are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Fayetteville you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fayetteville is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fayetteville has decreased by 3%

Fayetteville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fayetteville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Fayetteville, GA per 100,000 people. In Fayetteville, the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times less than the Georgia average and 1.07 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Fayetteville is 2.03 times less than the Georgia average and 2.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Fayetteville has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the Georgia average and 1.18 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fayetteville (higher is better)

      Is Fayetteville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Fayetteville to other cities in the state and across the country, Fayetteville is 57% safer than other cities of Georgia and 42% safer than other cities in the nation. Fayetteville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayetteville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 623
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 37
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Fayetteville, Georgia you have a 1 in 623 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 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fayetteville.

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

      Determining whether Fayetteville is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Fayetteville violent crime rates have decreased by 16%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Fayetteville has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      Fayetteville police department

      ItemFayettevilleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.64.03.3
      There are a total of 42 Fayetteville police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% less than the Georgia average and 20.7% 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
      Senoia, GA3,88923758781
      Woolsey, GA1781361,0671,202
      Sharpsburg, GA5741511,1881,339
      Brooks, GA5181541,2121,366
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Turin, GA4001711,3431,514
      Fayetteville, GA16,7801612,5882,749

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mount Vernon, OH16,7771203,0713,191
      Artesia, CA16,7894841,9752,459
      Welby, CO16,7715673,8184,385
      Fairview Heights, IL16,7934064,2084,614
      Country Club Hills, IL16,7944293,5563,984
      Fayetteville, GA16,7801612,5882,749
      Source: The Fayetteville, 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.