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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 58%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17n/a (estimate)1,4062,4082,346
Murder0n/a0.08.86.5
Rape0n/a0.031.938.4
Robbery1n/a82.765.573.9
Assault6n/a496.3293.8279.7
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)579400388
Burglary3n/a248.1290.7314.2
Theft7n/a579.01,478.51,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0238.2246.0
Property crime10n/a (estimate)8272,0071,958

Key findings

  • Sparta crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sparta are 49% higher than the national average
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sparta is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sparta has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 173
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 72

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

      Sparta police department

      ItemSpartaGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1311,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents9.44.03.3
      There are a total of 13 Sparta police officers. This results in 9.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 136.7% greater than the Georgia average and 188.1% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hardwick, GA3,3563021,5161,819
      White Plains, GA2695722,8703,442
      Sparta, GA1,7435798271,406

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forest Lake, IL1,74390329418
      Williamsport, IN1,743152756907
      Clearwater, MN1,743113864977
      Glen Lyon, PA1,7432008411,041
      Crescent City, FL1,7423262,7423,068
      Sparta, GA1,7435798271,406
      Source: The Sparta, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.