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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorcross/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime650n/a (estimate)3,8042,7172,489
Murder1n/a5.96.25.0
Rape3n/a17.627.542.6
Robbery37n/a216.575.081.6
Assault40n/a234.1232.0250.2
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)474341379
Burglary78n/a456.4372.1340.5
Theft419n/a2,451.91,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft72n/a421.3223.9219.9
Property crime569n/a (estimate)3,3302,3762,110

Key findings

  • Norcross crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Norcross are 25% higher than the national average
  • In Norcross you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Norcross is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Norcross has not changed

Norcross crime map

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      Daily Crime In Norcross (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Norcross, GA per 100,000 people. In Norcross, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.40 times more than the Georgia average and 1.53 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Norcross is 1.39 times more than the Georgia average and 1.25 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Norcross has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times more than the Georgia average and 1.58 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Norcross (higher is better)

      Is Norcross safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Georgia as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Norcross to other cities in the state and across the country, Norcross is 30% safer than other cities of Georgia and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. Norcross has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norcross

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norcross is 1 in 211
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norcross is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Norcross is 1 in 27
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Norcross, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 211. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 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 Norcross is 1 in 27.

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

      A good indicator of whether Norcross 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 Norcross has not changed, while the property crime rate in Norcross has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Norcross has not changed year over year.

      Norcross police department

      ItemNorcrossGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5711,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.04.03.3
      There are a total of 57 Norcross police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.6% greater than the Georgia average and 85.7% 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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92448333381
      Grayson, GA3,00876533609
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Milton, GA36,75537726764
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441309051,035
      North Decatur, GA16,6521399691,109
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311399691,109
      Norcross, GA16,2934743,3303,804

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Menomonie, WI16,2952171,6891,907
      Bostonia, CA16,2956113,2283,839
      Woodcrest, CA16,2964702,4832,953
      Oconomowoc, WI16,28977736813
      Oconomowoc, WI16,28934194229
      Norcross, GA16,2934743,3303,804
      Source: The Norcross, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.