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Total crime 105%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 111%
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 peopleMonroe/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime718n/a (estimate)5,2902,9002,580
Murder4n/a29.56.15.0
Rape6n/a44.225.242.6
Robbery15n/a110.578.786.2
Assault64n/a471.5216.6246.8
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)656327381
Burglary89n/a655.7431.3376.0
Theft506n/a3,728.01,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft34n/a250.5235.4228.9
Property crime629n/a (estimate)4,6342,5742,200

Key findings

  • Monroe crime rates are 105% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monroe are 72% higher than the national average
  • In Monroe you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monroe is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monroe has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Monroe (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Monroe, Georgia is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Monroe are 1.82 times more than the Georgia average and 2.05 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Monroe are 2.01 times more than than Georgia and 1.72 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Monroe are 1.80 times more than than Georgia and 2.11 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Monroe (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Monroe to every other city in Georgia, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Monroe safe? The gauges above illustrate that Monroe is safer than 12% of every city located within Georgia along with 6% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Georgia and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Monroe, GA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monroe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monroe is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monroe is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monroe is 1 in 19
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Monroe, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 153. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 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 Monroe is 1 in 19.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Monroe is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Monroe has decreased by 18% and the rate of property crime in Monroe has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Monroe has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Monroe police department

      ItemMonroeGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4211,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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
      Grayson, GA3,00873577650
      Bogart, GA1,1271219511,072
      Walnut Grove, GA1,1811361,0671,202
      Oxford, GA2,1001781,1561,333
      Russell, GA1,3951671,3171,484
      North High Shoals, GA8481801,4161,596
      Statham, GA2,5892571,5801,837
      Monroe, GA13,2536564,6345,290

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spring Lake, NC13,2584793,1603,639
      Southern Pines, NC13,2582312,1862,417
      Hamilton Square, NJ13,2651981,3401,538
      Port Orchard, WA13,2654704,4364,906
      Rantoul, IL13,2382752,7393,014
      Monroe, GA13,2536564,6345,290
      Source: The Monroe, 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.