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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleSparks/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,705 (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)214 (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)1,491 (estimate)2,3762,110

Key findings

  • Sparks crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sparks are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Sparks you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sparks is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sparks has decreased by 65%

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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 468
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparks is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparks is 1 in 59

      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, GA5,3043842,6733,056
      Omega, GA1,1115733,2763,849
      Cecil, GA3515033,5044,006
      Sparks, GA2,4382141,4911,705

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plain View, NC2,4381821,1551,338
      Orleans, IN2,4371911,0161,207
      Eureka, KS2,4392361,3281,564
      Lipscomb, AL2,4372901,5201,810
      Davis Junction, IL2,4391988981,095
      Sparks, GA2,4382141,4911,705
      Source: The Sparks, 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.