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Total crime 136%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 169%
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 peopleLocust Grove/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime418n/a (estimate)6,1002,9002,580
Murder2n/a29.26.15.0
Rape3n/a43.825.242.6
Robbery2n/a29.278.786.2
Assault6n/a87.6216.6246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)190327381
Burglary31n/a452.4431.3376.0
Theft360n/a5,253.91,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a204.3235.4228.9
Property crime405n/a (estimate)5,9112,5742,200

Key findings

  • Locust Grove crime rates are 136% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Locust Grove are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Locust Grove you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Locust Grove is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Locust Grove has decreased by 13%

Locust Grove crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Locust Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Locust Grove, GA per 100,000 people. In Locust Grove, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.10 times more than the Georgia average and 2.36 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Locust Grove is 1.72 times less than the Georgia average and 2.01 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Locust Grove has a daily crime rate that is 2.30 times more than the Georgia average and 2.69 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Locust Grove (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Georgia and all other cities across the US, is Locust Grove safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Locust Grove is safer than 36% of other cities in the state of Georgia. In addition, Locust Grove is safer than 20% 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 Locust Grove. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Locust Grove is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Locust Grove

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Locust Grove is 1 in 528
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Locust Grove is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Locust Grove is 1 in 17
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Locust Grove? In Locust Grove, you have a 1 in 528 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Locust Grove, GA is 1 in 17.

      Year Over Year Crime In Locust Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Locust Grove, GA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Locust Grove has increased by 90%, while the property crime rate in Locust Grove has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Locust Grove has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Locust Grove police department

      ItemLocust GroveGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2011,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.64.03.3
      There are a total of 20 Locust Grove police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9% less than the Georgia average and 10.8% 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
      Heron Bay, GA4,0421651,2991,464
      East Griffin, GA1,3891741,3661,540
      Hampton, GA7,2812041,3521,556
      Bonanza, GA3,3612151,6931,909
      Experiment, GA3,0192441,9242,169
      McDonough, GA23,0861472,6322,779
      Williamson, GA4933702,9163,287
      Locust Grove, GA5,7421905,9116,100

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carterville, IL5,7422219881,209
      Chena Ridge, AK5,7445331,9882,521
      Cumming, GA5,7402562,0182,274
      Country Homes, WA5,7453323,1373,469
      James City, NC5,7363062,0192,325
      Locust Grove, GA5,7421905,9116,100
      Source: The Locust Grove, 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.