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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 39%
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 peoplePorterdale/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,505 (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)170 (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)1,335 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Porterdale crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Porterdale are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Porterdale you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Porterdale is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Porterdale has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Porterdale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Porterdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Porterdale is 1 in 590
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Porterdale is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Porterdale is 1 in 67

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

      Porterdale police department

      ItemPorterdaleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)611,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.14.03.3
      There are a total of 6 Porterdale police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.1% greater than the Georgia average and 26.7% 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
      Walnut Grove, GA1,1811361,0671,202
      Oxford, GA2,1001781,1561,333
      Lithonia, GA2,0931871,4731,661
      Lakeview Estates, GA2,7512051,6151,820
      Social Circle, GA4,3501991,6601,860
      McDonough, GA23,0861472,6322,779
      Mansfield, GA4164433,4843,927
      Porterdale, GA1,6331701,3351,505

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Peridot, AZ1,6332671,5031,770
      Benjamin, UT1,63370716786
      Dayton, VA1,633186372557
      Anna, OH1,633105818924
      Shelburne Falls, MA1,6320977977
      Porterdale, GA1,6331701,3351,505
      Source: The Porterdale, 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.