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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 19%
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 peopleScottdale/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,865 (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)360 (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)2,505 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Scottdale crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Scottdale are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Scottdale you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Scottdale is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Scottdale has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Scottdale (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scottdale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scottdale is 1 in 279
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scottdale is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scottdale is 1 in 35

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

      Scottdale police department

      ItemScottdaleGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      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

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      Berkeley Lake, GA1,92448333381
      Druid Hills, GA13,4441309051,035
      Vinings, GA11,8161309051,035
      North Decatur, GA16,6521399691,109
      North Druid Hills, GA18,3311399691,109
      Mountain Park city, GA6381429871,129
      Decatur, GA21,2101439981,141
      Scottdale, GA11,2213602,5052,865

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Maltby, WA11,2211431,3091,452
      Port St. John, FL11,2234542,5763,030
      Sedro-Woolley, WA11,2253733,4003,773
      River Forest, IL11,2171102,1352,245
      Jefferson Hills, PA11,2142149821,196
      Scottdale, GA11,2213602,5052,865
      Source: The Scottdale, 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.