Reported Annual Crime In Forsyth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForsyth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime165n/a (estimate)3,9583,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForsyth/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape1n/a24.026.141.7
Robbery7n/a167.996.398.0
Assault17n/a407.8228.1248.9
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)600357383
Burglary16n/a383.8530.9430.4
Theft119n/a2,854.42,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a119.9251.8237.4
Property crime140n/a (estimate)3,3582,8602,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Forsyth, GA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Forsyth, GA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Forsyth, GA is 23% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Georgia, and when compared with the national average, is 44% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Forsyth, GA has 68% higher than violent crime rate than Georgia average, while remaining 57% higher than the national average. In property crime, Forsyth, GA is 17% higher than the average of Georgia and is 42% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Forsyth crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forsyth is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.84 daily crimes that occur in Forsyth.
  • Forsyth is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forsyth you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forsyth has decreased by 36%.

Compare Forsyth, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Forsyth (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Forsyth, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Forsyth, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the Georgia average and 1.44 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Forsyth, GA are 1.68 times more than the Georgia average and 1.57 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Forsyth, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Georgia average and 1.42 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Forsyth (higher is better)

How safe is Forsyth, GA compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Forsyth, GA is safer than 24% of the cities in Georgia and 13% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Forsyth, GA. Overall, Forsyth, GA 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 167
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forsyth is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forsyth is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Forsyth, GA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Forsyth, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 167. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. 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, GA is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year crime rate for Forsyth, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Forsyth, GA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 42% in Forsyth, GA, while property crimes in Forsyth, GA have decreased by 42%. Crimes in total for Forsyth, GA have decreased by 36% 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
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 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, GA1,2581631,3021,465
Yatesville, GA4494733,7864,259
Culloden, GA2675144,1174,631
Barnesville, GA6,6113584,3164,674
Forsyth, GA4,0596003,3583,958

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Manning, SC4,0609689,20410,171
Pittsboro, NC4,0582072,0212,227
Mahanoy City, PA4,0580100100
Fredericktown, MO4,0585842,4343,018
North El Monte, CA4,0582581,4351,693
Forsyth, GA4,0596003,3583,958
Source: The Forsyth, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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