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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleRiverdale/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,156 (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)468 (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)3,687 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Riverdale crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riverdale are 23% higher than the national average
  • In Riverdale you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riverdale is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riverdale has decreased by 44%

Riverdale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Riverdale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverdale is 1 in 214
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverdale is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverdale is 1 in 25

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

      Riverdale police department

      ItemRiverdaleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5911,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.84.03.3
      There are a total of 59 Riverdale police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Georgia average and 17.7% 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
      Woolsey, GA1781361,0671,202
      Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
      Tyrone, GA7,121141,4611,475
      Hampton, GA7,2812041,3521,556
      Bonanza, GA3,3612151,6931,909
      Palmetto, GA5,0872311,9362,168
      Avondale Estates, GA3,0951562,1842,340
      Riverdale, GA15,8124683,6874,156

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Parkway, CA15,7987053,7554,460
      Groves, TX15,7984521,9532,404
      Hueytown, AL15,7974623,4553,917
      Manassas Park, VA15,827148658806
      Wilkinsburg, PA15,7974252,0702,495
      Riverdale, GA15,8124683,6874,156
      Source: The Riverdale, 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.