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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 36%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoyston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,553 (estimate)2,7172,489
Murdern/an/an/a6.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a27.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.081.6
Assaultn/an/an/a232.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)195 (estimate)341379
Burglaryn/an/an/a372.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,779.81,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a223.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,358 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Royston crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Royston are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Royston you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Royston is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Royston has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Royston (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Royston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Royston is 1 in 514
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Royston is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Royston is 1 in 65

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

      Royston police department

      ItemRoystonGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2111,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.14.03.3
      There are a total of 21 Royston police officers. This results in 8.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 104.6% greater than the Georgia average and 149% 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
      Franklin Springs, GA88908181
      Canon, GA8520119119
      Reed Creek, GA2,653108753861
      Gumlog, GA2,2641571,0911,248
      Danielsville, GA88702,7262,726
      Avalon, GA3174162,8963,312
      Ila, GA4074683,2633,731
      Royston, GA2,7131951,3581,553

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arthur, IL2,71445766811
      Pearisburg, VA2,714762,5392,615
      Swanton, VT2,7121529101,061
      Almont, MI2,7143911,0311,421
      Woodbury, TN2,7125211,0081,529
      Royston, GA2,7131951,3581,553
      Source: The Royston, 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.