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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleFranklin/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,433 (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)431 (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)3,002 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Franklin crime rates are 38% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Franklin are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Franklin you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Franklin is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Franklin has increased by 64%

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      Daily Crime In Franklin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Franklin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Franklin is 1 in 233
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Franklin is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Franklin is 1 in 30

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

      Franklin police department

      ItemFranklinGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)811,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.04.03.3
      There are a total of 8 Franklin police officers. This results in 8.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 102.6% greater than the Georgia average and 146.5% 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
      Ephesus, GA3393892,7133,102
      Roopville, GA3504363,0363,472
      Whitesburg, GA6094623,2173,679
      Centralhatchee, GA4684873,3963,883
      Hogansville, GA3,1141604,3004,461
      Franklin, GA9704313,0023,433

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mountain City, GA9705003,4853,985
      Kidron, OH9703002,1022,401
      Lake Waynoka, OH970118831949
      Inverness, MS9703172,7133,031
      Schurz, NV9717873,6994,487
      Franklin, GA9704313,0023,433
      Source: The Franklin, 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.