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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 33%
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 peopleRoyston/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,658 (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)187 (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)1,471 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • Royston crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Royston are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Royston you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Royston is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Royston has decreased by 10%

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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 536
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Royston is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Royston is 1 in 61

      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
      Canon, GA8520241241
      Reed Creek, GA2,653104815919
      Franklin Springs, GA8890947947
      Gumlog, GA2,2641501,1821,332
      Danielsville, GA88702,7262,726
      Avalon, GA3173993,1373,536
      Ila, GA4074493,5353,984
      Royston, GA2,7131871,4711,658

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearisburg, VA2,7141141,8541,967
      Swanton, VT2,712122838960
      Almont, MI2,7145321,3481,879
      Woodbury, TN2,7124621,0661,528
      Arthur, IL2,714133667801
      Royston, GA2,7131871,4711,658
      Source: The Royston, 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.