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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 44%
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 peopleKennesaw/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime485n/a (estimate)1,3892,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape16n/a45.825.242.6
Robbery11n/a31.578.786.2
Assault30n/a85.9216.6246.8
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)163327381
Burglary41n/a117.5431.3376.0
Theft354n/a1,014.11,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft33n/a94.5235.4228.9
Property crime428n/a (estimate)1,2262,5742,200

Key findings

  • Kennesaw crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kennesaw are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Kennesaw you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kennesaw is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kennesaw has decreased by 14%

Kennesaw crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kennesaw (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kennesaw, per 100,000 residents. In Kennesaw, the total number of daily crimes is 2.09 times less than the Georgia average and 1.86 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Kennesaw are 2.00 times less than the Georgia average and 2.33 times less than the national average. For property crime, Kennesaw has a daily crime rate that is 2.10 times less than the Georgia average and 1.79 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Kennesaw (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Kennesaw safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kennesaw is safer than 75% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Kennesaw is safer than 63% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Georgia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Kennesaw. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kennesaw is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kennesaw

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kennesaw is 1 in 613
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kennesaw is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kennesaw is 1 in 72
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kennesaw? In Kennesaw, GA you have a 1 in 613 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kennesaw.

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

      A good indicator of whether Kennesaw is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Kennesaw has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Kennesaw has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kennesaw has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Kennesaw police department

      ItemKennesawGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.14.03.3
      There are a total of 64 Kennesaw police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47% less than the Georgia average and 35.5% less 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
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      Woodstock, GA27,9641281,4951,623
      Sandy Springs, GA102,2121181,8551,972
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090
      Acworth, GA21,8241042,1842,289
      Dallas, GA12,6222742,2452,519
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rome, NY32,6731521,6721,824
      Eastpointe, MI32,6486833,2683,951
      Kearney, NE32,7092482,3382,586
      Greenville, MS32,6123133,2103,523
      St. Charles, IL32,745137708845
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691631,2261,389
      Source: The Kennesaw, 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.