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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 97%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparks/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime97n/a (estimate)4,8212,9002,580
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape1n/a49.725.242.6
Robbery2n/a99.478.786.2
Assault7n/a347.9216.6246.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)497327381
Burglary23n/a1,143.1431.3376.0
Theft62n/a3,081.51,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a99.4235.4228.9
Property crime87n/a (estimate)4,3242,5742,200

Key findings

  • Sparks crime rates are 87% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sparks are 31% higher than the national average
  • In Sparks you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sparks is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sparks has increased by 6%

Sparks crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sparks (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparks

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparks is 1 in 202
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparks is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparks is 1 in 21

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

      Sparks police department

      ItemSparksGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.54.03.3
      There are a total of 3 Sparks police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.2% less than the Georgia average and 55.3% less 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
      Alapaha, GA763150750900
      Norman Park, GA1,2133071,2301,537
      Ray City, GA1,0952821,8782,160
      Hahira, GA2,8771672,8783,046
      Adel, GA5,3043682,8953,263
      Omega, GA1,1115733,2763,849
      Cecil, GA3514823,7964,278
      Sparks, GA2,4384974,3244,821

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plain View, NC2,4381851,2231,408
      Lipscomb, AL2,4372961,6011,897
      Orleans, IN2,4371971,1231,320
      Eureka, KS2,4392521,5121,764
      Davis Junction, IL2,4391969401,136
      Sparks, GA2,4384974,3244,821
      Source: The Sparks, 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.