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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 20%
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 peopleMcDonough/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime699n/a (estimate)2,7792,9002,580
Murder1n/a4.06.15.0
Rape7n/a27.825.242.6
Robbery7n/a27.878.786.2
Assault22n/a87.5216.6246.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)147327381
Burglary64n/a254.5431.3376.0
Theft560n/a2,226.61,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a151.1235.4228.9
Property crime662n/a (estimate)2,6322,5742,200

Key findings

  • McDonough crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in McDonough are 61% lower than the national average
  • In McDonough you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • McDonough is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in McDonough has decreased by 13%

McDonough crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In McDonough (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in McDonough for every 100,000 residents. The McDonough total amount of daily crime is 1.04 times less than the Georgia average and 1.08 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in McDonough, is 2.22 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 2.59 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that McDonough has a daily crime average that is 1.02 times more than the Georgia average and 1.20 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is McDonough (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in McDonough, Georgia compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is McDonough safe? In the graphs above, it shows that McDonough is safer than 57% of Georgia cities, and 43% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Georgia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than McDonough. At this time, McDonough sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in McDonough

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in McDonough is 1 in 680
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in McDonough is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in McDonough is 1 in 36
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in McDonough, Georgia? If you reside in McDonough, then there is a 1 in 680 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 38. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 36 risk that you will become a victim of crime in McDonough.

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

      Determining whether McDonough is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. McDonough violent crime rates have decreased by 51%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for McDonough has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      McDonough police department

      ItemMcDonoughGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4411,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.94.03.3
      There are a total of 44 McDonough police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51% less than the Georgia average and 40.4% 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
      Woolsey, GA1781361,0671,202
      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
      Lovejoy, GA6,2523722,9323,304
      McDonough, GA23,0861472,6322,779

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Solon, OH23,08544915959
      East Peoria, IL23,0905042,5803,083
      Rosemont, CA23,0816223,3143,936
      Denison, TX23,0803741,8972,270
      Rosemount, MN23,09965757822
      McDonough, GA23,0861472,6322,779
      Source: The McDonough, 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.