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Total crime 122%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 140%
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 peopleJonesboro/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime273n/a (estimate)5,7352,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a21.025.242.6
Robbery7n/a147.178.786.2
Assault14n/a294.1216.6246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)462327381
Burglary14n/a294.1431.3376.0
Theft219n/a4,600.81,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft18n/a378.2235.4228.9
Property crime251n/a (estimate)5,2732,5742,200

Key findings

  • Jonesboro crime rates are 122% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jonesboro are 21% higher than the national average
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jonesboro is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jonesboro has increased by 46%

Jonesboro crime map

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      Daily Crime In Jonesboro (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Jonesboro, GA per 100,000 people. In Jonesboro, the total number of daily crimes is 1.98 times more than the Georgia average and 2.22 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Jonesboro is 1.42 times more than the Georgia average and 1.21 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Jonesboro has a daily crime rate that is 2.05 times more than the Georgia average and 2.40 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Jonesboro (higher is better)

      Is Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro to other cities in the state and across the country, Jonesboro is 22% safer than other cities of Georgia and 12% safer than other cities in the nation. Jonesboro has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jonesboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 217
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 18
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Jonesboro, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 217. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 19 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Jonesboro is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Jonesboro, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Jonesboro has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Jonesboro has increased by 52% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jonesboro has increased by 46% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Jonesboro police department

      ItemJonesboroGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.04.03.3
      There are a total of 24 Jonesboro police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.4% greater than the Georgia average and 53.8% 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
      Senoia, GA3,88923758781
      Woolsey, GA1781361,0671,202
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Heron Bay, GA4,0421651,2991,464
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Hampton, GA7,2812041,3521,556
      Lithonia, GA2,0931871,4731,661
      Jonesboro, GA4,6714625,2735,735

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cherokee Village, AR4,6692591,7472,006
      La Grange, TX4,6734482,4542,902
      Marienville, PA4,6733181,5481,866
      Mountain Grove, MO4,6685582,1252,683
      Newton Falls, OH4,6683321,8602,192
      Jonesboro, GA4,6714625,2735,735
      Source: The Jonesboro, 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.