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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 11%
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 peoplePowder Springs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime318n/a (estimate)2,0902,7172,489
Murder0n/a0.06.25.0
Rape0n/a0.027.542.6
Robbery2n/a13.175.081.6
Assault31n/a203.8232.0250.2
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)217341379
Burglary24n/a157.7372.1340.5
Theft240n/a1,577.51,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theft21n/a138.0223.9219.9
Property crime285n/a (estimate)1,8732,3762,110

Key findings

  • Powder Springs crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Powder Springs are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Powder Springs you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Powder Springs is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Powder Springs has not changed

Powder Springs crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Powder Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Powder Springs, GA per 100,000 people. In Powder Springs, the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times less than the Georgia average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Powder Springs is 1.57 times less than the Georgia average and 1.75 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Powder Springs has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the Georgia average and 1.13 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Powder Springs (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Powder Springs in comparison to other Georgia communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Powder Springs safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Powder Springs being safer than 62% of cities in Georgia and 45% 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 Powder Springs. In conclusion, Powder Springs ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Powder Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 462
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Powder Springs is 1 in 48
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Powder Springs, Georgia you have a 1 in 462 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 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Powder Springs.

      Year Over Year Crime In Powder Springs (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Powder Springs 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 Powder Springs has not changed and the rate of property crime in Powder Springs has not changed. The total crime rate in Powder Springs has not changed year to year.

      Powder Springs police department

      ItemPowder SpringsGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2811,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.04.03.3
      There are a total of 28 Powder Springs police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.5% less than the Georgia average and 39.7% less 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
      Vinings, GA11,8161309051,035
      Kennesaw, GA32,6691391,3971,536
      Smyrna, GA54,7882101,4601,670
      Acworth, GA21,824701,9071,976
      Mableton, GA38,8393592,5012,860
      Austell, GA7,0567122,3013,013
      Dallas, GA12,6223822,6613,043
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yankton, SD14,5855842,5463,130
      Deming, NM14,5829645,1536,117
      Cahokia, IL14,5745994,5375,136
      Bloomsburg, PA14,6193951,8092,203
      Greensburg, PA14,5723611,6532,014
      Powder Springs, GA14,5962171,8732,090
      Source: The Powder Springs, 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.