Reported Annual Crime In Sandy Springs

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandy Springs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,389n/a (estimate)2,2173,2172,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandy Springs/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.75.3
Rape12n/a11.126.141.7
Robbery56n/a52.096.398.0
Assault58n/a53.8228.1248.9
Violent crime126n/a (estimate)117357394
Burglary377n/a349.9530.9430.4
Theft1,708n/a1,585.32,077.41,694.4
Vehicle theft178n/a165.2251.8237.4
Property crime2,263n/a (estimate)2,1002,8602,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sandy Springs, GA. The total number of reported crimes in Sandy Springs, GA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Sandy Springs, GA crime rate is 31% lower than the Georgia average and is 20% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sandy Springs, GA has a violent crime rate that is 67% lower than the Georgia average and 70% lower than the national average. For property crime, Sandy Springs, GA is 27% lower than the Georgia average and 11% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sandy Springs is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.08 daily crimes that occur in Sandy Springs.
  • Sandy Springs is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sandy Springs you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sandy Springs has decreased by 13%.

Compare Sandy Springs, GA Crime To Other Cities

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Sandy Springs, GA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Georgia and on a national level. In Sandy Springs, GA the total number of daily crimes is 1.45 times less than the Georgia average and 1.24 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sandy Springs, GA is 3.05 times less than the Georgia average and 3.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sandy Springs, GA has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times less than the Georgia average and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sandy Springs (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Sandy Springs, GA compared to other areas of Georgia, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Sandy Springs, GA safer than 69% when compared to other Georgia cities, and 58% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Georgia, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Sandy Springs, GA. At this time, Sandy Springs, GA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandy Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandy Springs is 1 in 856
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandy Springs is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandy Springs is 1 in 46
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sandy Springs, GA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Sandy Springs, GA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 856. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 48 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sandy Springs, GA is 1 in 46.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sandy Springs, GA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Sandy Springs, GA has decreased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Sandy Springs, GA has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Sandy Springs, GA has decreased by 13% year to year.

Sandy Springs police department

ItemSandy SpringsGeorgiaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14711,364558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.54.03.3
There are a total of 147 Sandy Springs police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62% less than the Georgia average and 53.8% less 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
Berkeley Lake, GA1,92450401452
Johns Creek, GA82,93029676705
Milton, GA36,75523757779
Druid Hills, GA13,4441361,0901,226
Vinings, GA11,8161361,0901,226
North Druid Hills, GA18,3311461,1671,313
North Decatur, GA16,6521461,1671,313
Sandy Springs, GA102,2121172,1002,217

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Mateo, CA102,2242552,0222,277
Clovis, CA102,1482242,6702,894
Davenport, IA102,3057285,0935,821
Lewisville, TX102,3272642,0092,273
Rialto, CA102,4183841,6202,003
Sandy Springs, GA102,2121172,1002,217
Source: The Sandy Springs, 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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