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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 6%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForsyth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,260 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)284 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,976 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Forsyth crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Forsyth are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Forsyth you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Forsyth is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Forsyth has decreased by 52%

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)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forsyth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forsyth is 1 in 353
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forsyth is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Forsyth is 1 in 45

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

      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, GA1,2581551,0821,237
      Barnesville, GA6,6112682,0552,324
      Yatesville, GA4494513,1453,597
      Culloden, GA2674913,4213,912
      Forsyth, GA4,0592841,9762,260

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manning, SC4,0601,4798,69710,176
      Pittsboro, NC4,0585961,8812,478
      North El Monte, CA4,0582531,3401,593
      Mahanoy City, PA4,058101480581
      Fredericktown, MO4,0584492,3952,845
      Forsyth, GA4,0592841,9762,260
      Source: The Forsyth, 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.