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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 12%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakwood/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime74n/a (estimate)1,7702,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape2n/a47.831.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.065.573.9
Assault0n/a0.0293.8279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)48400388
Burglary4n/a95.7290.7314.2
Theft64n/a1,531.11,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft4n/a95.7238.2246.0
Property crime72n/a (estimate)1,7222,0071,958

Key findings

  • Oakwood crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Oakwood are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Oakwood you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Oakwood is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Oakwood has decreased by 20%

Oakwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Oakwood (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Oakwood for every 100,000 residents. The Oakwood total amount of daily crime is 1.36 times less than the Georgia average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Oakwood, is 8.36 times less than the Georgia average, and it is 8.11 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Oakwood has a daily crime average that is 1.17 times less than the Georgia average and 1.14 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Oakwood (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Oakwood in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Oakwood safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Oakwood being safer than 72% of cities in Georgia and 61% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Georgia cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Oakwood. In conclusion, Oakwood ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakwood is 1 in 2090
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakwood is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakwood is 1 in 57
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Oakwood? In Oakwood, GA you have a 1 in 2090 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oakwood.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Oakwood 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 Oakwood has decreased by 83% and the rate of property crime in Oakwood has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Oakwood has decreased by 20% year to year.

      Oakwood police department

      ItemOakwoodGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.94.03.3
      There are a total of 16 Oakwood police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.1% less than the Georgia average and 20.3% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hoschton, GA1,782124624748
      Dawsonville, GA2,4781688421,010
      Lula, GA2,8312001,0021,202
      Braselton, GA8,409941,1271,221
      Suwanee, GA18,0011661,1421,308
      Flowery Branch, GA6,5031731,1651,338
      Cumming, GA5,7403141,5731,887
      Oakwood, GA4,098481,7221,770

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Skippack, PA4,098101427528
      Spring Valley Village, TX4,098116583699
      Ellenville, NY4,0973461,3411,687
      Copperopolis, CA4,0993481,6832,031
      Metter, GA4,0993312,3682,699
      Oakwood, GA4,098481,7221,770
      Source: The Oakwood, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.