Reported Annual Crime In Kennesaw

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennesaw/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime552n/a (estimate)1,6163,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennesaw/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape17n/a49.826.141.7
Robbery19n/a55.696.398.0
Assault36n/a105.4228.1248.9
Violent crime72n/a (estimate)211357383
Burglary49n/a143.5530.9430.4
Theft408n/a1,194.62,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft23n/a67.3251.8237.4
Property crime480n/a (estimate)1,4052,8602,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kennesaw, GA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kennesaw, 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 Kennesaw, GA is 50% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Georgia, and when compared with the national average, is 41% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Kennesaw, GA has 41% lower than violent crime rate than Georgia average, while remaining 45% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kennesaw, GA is 51% lower than the average of Georgia and is 41% lower than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Kennesaw crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kennesaw is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.43 daily crimes that occur in Kennesaw.
  • Kennesaw is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kennesaw you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kennesaw has decreased by 12%.

Compare Kennesaw, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Kennesaw (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kennesaw, GA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Georgia as well as national figures. In Kennesaw, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.99 times less than the Georgia average and 1.70 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kennesaw, GA are 1.69 times less than the Georgia average and 1.82 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kennesaw, GA has a daily crime rate that is 2.04 times less than the Georgia average and 1.68 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kennesaw (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Georgia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kennesaw, GA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kennesaw, GA has been ranked safer than 68% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Kennesaw, GA is safer than 57% 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, GA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kennesaw, GA 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 475
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kennesaw is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kennesaw is 1 in 62
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kennesaw, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kennesaw, GA you have a 1 in 475 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 72 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kennesaw, GA.

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

A good indicator of whether Kennesaw, GA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Kennesaw, GA has increased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Kennesaw, GA has decreased by 16% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kennesaw, GA has decreased by 12% 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
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
Vinings, GA11,8161361,0901,226
Holly Springs, GA10,3511031,2361,339
Woodstock, GA27,9641081,8611,969
Dallas, GA12,6221352,0562,191
Sandy Springs, GA102,2121172,1002,217
Powder Springs, GA14,5963112,2612,572
Acworth, GA21,8241762,5452,721
Kennesaw, GA32,6692111,4051,616

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rome, NY32,6732201,7481,969
Eastpointe, MI32,6488013,3264,127
Kearney, NE32,7093172,3582,675
Greenville, MS32,6123823,6534,035
St. Charles, IL32,745171818988
Kennesaw, GA32,6692111,4051,616
Source: The Kennesaw, 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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