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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 103%
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 peopleForsyth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime193n/a (estimate)4,7282,9002,580
Murder1n/a24.56.15.0
Rape0n/a0.025.242.6
Robbery1n/a24.578.786.2
Assault9n/a220.5216.6246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)269327381
Burglary31n/a759.4431.3376.0
Theft134n/a3,282.71,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft17n/a416.5235.4228.9
Property crime182n/a (estimate)4,4592,5742,200

Key findings

  • Forsyth crime rates are 83% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forsyth are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Forsyth you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forsyth is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forsyth has increased by 19%

Forsyth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Forsyth (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Forsyth, per 100,000 residents. In Forsyth, the total number of daily crimes is 1.63 times more than the Georgia average and 1.83 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Forsyth are 1.21 times less than the Georgia average and 1.41 times less than the national average. For property crime, Forsyth has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times more than the Georgia average and 2.03 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Forsyth (higher is better)

      How safe is Forsyth, Georgia compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Forsyth is safer than 38% of the cities in Georgia and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Forsyth. Overall, Forsyth is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forsyth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forsyth is 1 in 372
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forsyth is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forsyth is 1 in 22
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Forsyth? If you reside in Forsyth, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 372. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 23 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Forsyth, is 1 in 22.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Forsyth is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Forsyth has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 55% in Forsyth, while property crimes in Forsyth have increased by 33%. Total crime has increased by 19% year over year.

      Forsyth police department

      ItemForsythGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.04.03.3
      There are a total of 23 Forsyth police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.7% greater than the Georgia average and 83.4% 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
      Milner, GA1,2581491,1721,321
      Barnesville, GA6,6113682,8943,262
      Yatesville, GA4494333,4073,840
      Culloden, GA2674713,7064,176
      Forsyth, GA4,0592694,4594,728

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North El Monte, CA4,0582571,3681,625
      Manning, SC4,0608349,24710,081
      Pittsboro, NC4,0583262,6582,984
      Mahanoy City, PA4,058101480581
      Fredericktown, MO4,0585732,5663,139
      Forsyth, GA4,0592694,4594,728
      Source: The Forsyth, 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.