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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 52%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Decatur/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,184 (estimate)2,9002,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)133 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,050 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • North Decatur crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Decatur are 65% lower than the national average
  • In North Decatur you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Decatur is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Decatur has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In North Decatur (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Decatur

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Decatur is 1 in 750
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Decatur is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Decatur is 1 in 85

      Year Over Year Crime In North Decatur (per 100,000 people)

      North Decatur police department

      ItemNorth DecaturGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      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
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92446361407
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441259811,105
      Vinings, GA11,8161259811,105
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311331,0501,184
      Mountain Park city, GA6381361,0691,205
      Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681411,1121,253
      Lithonia, GA2,0931871,4731,661
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Springfield, TN16,6508583,1373,995
      Danville, KY16,6452021,6841,887
      Phoenixville, PA16,6381881,1291,317
      Easton, MD16,6372182,4172,634
      Katy, TX16,6322582,9533,211
      North Decatur, GA16,6521331,0501,184
      Source: The North Decatur, 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.