Reported Annual Crime In Riverdale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverdale/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,217n/a (estimate)7,4053,2172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverdale/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a24.36.75.3
Rape2n/a12.226.141.7
Robbery31n/a188.696.398.0
Assault50n/a304.2228.1248.9
Violent crime87n/a (estimate)529357383
Burglary159n/a967.4530.9430.4
Theft884n/a5,378.82,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft87n/a529.4251.8237.4
Property crime1,130n/a (estimate)6,8762,8602,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Riverdale, GA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 130% higher than the average of crimes committed in Georgia. It is also 170% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Riverdale, GA shows a crime rate that is 48% higher than the Georgia average. The crime rate is also 38% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Riverdale, GA is shown to be 140% higher than the Georgia average and 191% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Riverdale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverdale is 170% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.29 daily crimes that occur in Riverdale.
  • Riverdale is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Riverdale you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Riverdale has increased by 4%.

Compare Riverdale, GA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Riverdale (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Riverdale, GA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Georgia. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Riverdale, GA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Georgia state wide, are 2.30 times more than the state average and 2.70 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Riverdale, GA on a daily bases are 1.48 times more than than Georgia average and 1.38 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Riverdale, GA are 2.40 times more than the daily state average and 2.91 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Riverdale (higher is better)

How safe is Riverdale, GA compared to other cities in Georgia and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Riverdale, GA is safer than 17% of the cities in Georgia and 9% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Georgia and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Riverdale, GA. Overall, Riverdale, GA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverdale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverdale is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverdale is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverdale is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Riverdale, GA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Riverdale, GA you have a 1 in 189 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Riverdale, GA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Riverdale, GA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Riverdale, GA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Riverdale, GA, while property crimes in Riverdale, GA have increased by 6%. Crimes in total for Riverdale, GA have increased by 4% year over year.

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
Georgia19,209228222
There are a total of 19,209 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 228 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
Tyrone, GA7,1211658681,033
Woolsey, GA1781481,1851,333
Hampton, GA7,2812101,1941,404
Peachtree City, GA34,988401,6741,714
Avondale Estates, GA3,0951891,5711,759
Bonanza, GA3,3612351,8822,116
Decatur, GA21,2101712,2712,442
Riverdale, GA15,8125296,8767,405

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Parkway, CA15,7987083,9394,648
Groves, TX15,7985032,4202,923
Hueytown, AL15,7975753,6004,175
Manassas Park, VA15,8271249101,034
Wilkinsburg, PA15,7977413,2974,037
Riverdale, GA15,8125296,8767,405
Source: The Riverdale, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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