Athens-Clarke County GA Crime Rate 1999-2017

Interactive chart of the Athens-Clarke County, Georgia violent crime rate and statistics by year from 1999 to 2017. In the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, violent crime statistics are composed of four offenses: murder/homicide and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses which involve force or threat of force.
  • The Athens-Clarke County GA crime rate for 2017 was 415.52 per 100,000 population, a 3.38% decline from 2016.
  • The Athens-Clarke County GA crime rate for 2016 was 430.07 per 100,000 population, a 3.13% increase from 2015.
  • The Athens-Clarke County GA crime rate for 2015 was 417.02 per 100,000 population, a 36.21% increase from 2014.
  • The Athens-Clarke County GA crime rate for 2014 was 306.15 per 100,000 population, a 8.97% decline from 2013.
Data Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Crime in the U.S.

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City Name Population Rate
Garden City 8,932 1,757.73
College Park 15,134 1,466.90
Lavonia 2,170 1,336.41
East Point 35,740 1,306.66
Helen 547 1,279.71
Union City 21,160 1,224.01
Tifton 16,908 1,176.96
Quitman 3,884 1,158.60
Millen 2,853 1,156.68
Albany 73,209 1,129.64
Blackshear 3,620 1,077.35
Remerton 1,122 1,069.52
Brunswick 16,500 1,030.30
Arlington 1,365 1,025.64
Fort Valley 8,465 1,015.95
Baxley 4,752 1,010.10
Swainsboro 7,522 983.78
Homerville 2,451 938.39
Atlanta 481,343 935.72
Griffin 22,878 891.69
Winder 16,006 887.17
Lakeland 3,284 883.07
Waynesboro 5,669 881.99
West Point 3,821 811.31
Monroe 13,579 802.71
Blakely 4,649 795.87
Ashburn 3,674 789.33
Clarkesville 1,777 787.84
Blue Ridge 1,400 785.71
Hapeville 6,665 780.20
Oglethorpe 1,174 766.61
Montezuma 3,095 743.13
Stone Mountain 6,413 732.89
Douglasville 33,640 725.33
Sparta 1,264 712.03
Alma 3,570 700.28
Cave Spring 1,145 698.69
Rockmart 4,317 694.93
Eastman 5,093 687.22
Conyers 16,034 686.04
Forest Park 19,948 656.71
Columbus 198,832 655.33
Wrens 2,020 643.56
Lyons 4,365 641.47
Dublin 16,086 640.31
Emerson 1,579 633.31
Sardis 971 617.92
Adel 5,359 615.79
Vidalia 10,743 614.35
Eatonton 6,568 609.01
Newnan 38,825 605.28
Forsyth 4,169 599.66
Clarkston 12,849 599.27
Fitzgerald 8,902 595.37
Doraville 10,593 575.85
Lithonia 2,098 571.97
Dawson 4,249 564.84
Rome 36,366 563.71
Warrenton 1,786 559.91
Fort Oglethorpe 9,935 553.60
Hiawassee 921 542.89
Carrollton 26,951 541.72
Lake City 2,811 533.62
Riverdale 16,435 529.36
Elberton 4,397 523.08
Warner Robins 75,323 511.13
Hartwell 4,511 509.86
Louisville 2,366 507.19
Pine Mountain 1,385 505.42
Moultrie 14,365 501.22
Whitesburg 607 494.23
Metter 4,066 491.88
Covington 14,122 488.60
Commerce 6,826 483.45
Chamblee 28,558 472.72
Norcross 17,060 468.93
Jonesboro 4,731 465.02
Savannah 242,941 462.66
Sandersville 5,669 458.63
Manchester 4,034 446.21
Toccoa 8,392 440.90
Cochran 5,029 437.46
Villa Rica 15,398 435.12
Cordele 10,812 434.70
Cleveland 3,912 434.56
Morrow 7,400 432.43
Donalsonville 2,635 417.46
Athens-Clarke County 124,903 415.52
Guyton 1,928 414.94
Sparks 1,994 401.20
Statesboro 31,937 391.40
Ringgold 4,403 386.10
Ocilla 3,630 385.67
Screven 778 385.60
Bainbridge 12,208 384.99
Gainesville 40,836 384.46
Hogansville 3,157 380.11
Valdosta 56,729 378.99
Cedartown 9,806 377.32
Cartersville 20,918 372.88
Nashville 4,849 371.21
Madison 4,072 368.37
Tennille 1,914 365.73
Barnesville 6,696 358.42
LaGrange 30,981 355.06
Brookhaven 52,973 354.90
Jesup 10,170 353.98
Greenville 852 352.11
Ellijay 1,705 351.91
Centerville 7,689 351.15
Marietta 61,646 348.77
Cairo 9,558 345.26
Calhoun 16,557 338.23
Folkston 4,795 333.68
Porterdale 1,506 332.01
Arcade 1,811 331.31
Fairburn 14,370 327.07
Omega 1,228 325.73
Dalton 34,228 315.53
Jackson 5,071 315.52
Powder Springs 15,127 310.70
Bremen 6,453 309.93
Gordon 1,943 308.80
Midway 1,983 302.57
Smyrna 57,576 298.74
McDonough 24,278 296.56
Nahunta 1,047 286.53
Tallapoosa 3,189 282.22
Mount Zion 1,772 282.17
Lilburn 12,844 280.29
Milledgeville 19,051 278.20
Plains 727 275.10
Palmetto 4,744 274.03
Vienna 3,652 273.82
Baldwin 3,308 272.07
Molena 371 269.54
Ludowici 2,244 267.38
Claxton 2,284 262.70
Port Wentworth 8,452 260.29
Hiram 3,954 252.91
Temple 4,403 249.83
Pelham 3,607 249.51
Kingsland 16,852 249.23
Canton 26,897 249.10
Buena Vista 2,132 234.52
Lawrenceville 31,183 234.10
Cornelia 4,282 233.54
Enigma 1,300 230.77
Butler 1,854 215.75
Camilla 5,176 212.52
Kennesaw 34,154 210.81
Oak Park 476 210.08
Hampton 7,623 209.89
Snellville 19,982 195.18
Fayetteville 17,749 191.56
Bowdon 2,106 189.93
Coolidge 529 189.04
Cumming 6,365 188.53
Avondale Estates 3,183 188.50
Rochelle 1,101 181.65
East Ellijay 561 178.25
Acworth 22,747 175.85
Blairsville 569 175.75
Clayton 2,285 175.05
Franklin Springs 1,160 172.41
Decatur 23,378 171.10
Hazlehurst 4,178 167.54
Tyrone 7,260 165.29
Winterville 1,210 165.29
McIntyre 611 163.67
Ellaville 1,856 161.64
Aragon 1,241 161.16
Jefferson 10,658 159.50
Sylvania 2,514 159.11
Suwanee 20,186 158.53
Pembroke 2,539 157.54
Grantville 3,226 154.99
Thomasville 18,866 153.72
Alapaha 661 151.29
Willacoochee 1,367 146.31
Abbeville 2,736 146.20
Blythe 689 145.14
Auburn 7,698 142.89
Lake Park 724 138.12
Dallas 13,373 134.60
Social Circle 4,490 133.63
McRae-Helena 8,295 132.61
Waverly Hall 763 131.06
Pine Lake 767 130.38
Jasper 3,841 130.17
Brooklet 1,547 129.28
Dunwoody 49,321 127.73
Tybee Island 3,134 127.63
Adairsville 4,844 123.86
Talbotton 834 119.90
Rincon 10,101 118.80
Loganville 11,887 117.78
Sandy Springs 107,740 116.95
Roswell 95,602 112.97
Braselton 10,761 111.51
Duluth 29,795 110.76
Woodstock 32,293 108.38
Maysville 1,901 105.21
Watkinsville 2,866 104.68
Franklin 959 104.28
Hagan 967 103.41
Norman Park 968 103.31
Holly Springs 11,653 102.98
Pooler 24,601 101.62
Locust Grove 6,028 99.54
Springfield 4,308 92.85
Glennville 5,086 78.65
Marshallville 1,292 77.40
Byron 5,228 76.51
Thunderbolt 2,710 73.80
Chattahoochee Hills 2,877 69.52
Grovetown 13,841 65.02
Alamo 3,437 58.19
Darien 1,830 54.64
Alpharetta 66,711 50.97
Demorest 2,094 47.76
Trenton 2,248 44.48
Peachtree City 35,300 39.66
Johns Creek 85,048 29.40
Flowery Branch 7,317 27.33
Hephzibah 3,879 25.78
Milton 39,388 22.85
Alto 1,163 0.00
Attapulgus 429 0.00
Ball Ground 2,003 0.00
Berlin 560 0.00
Bloomingdale 2,729 0.00
Braswell 391 0.00
Buchanan 1,148 0.00
Canon 804 0.00
Cuthbert 3,635 0.00
Danielsville 588 0.00
Davisboro 1,659 0.00
Dillard 336 0.00
Doerun 769 0.00
Ephesus 418 0.00
Eton 896 0.00
Fairmount 741 0.00
Graham 300 0.00
Harlem 3,077 0.00
Hoboken 525 0.00
Homeland 855 0.00
Irwinton 565 0.00
Ivey 911 0.00
Kingston 657 0.00
Leary 573 0.00
Leslie 380 0.00
Lookout Mountain 1,573 0.00
Lumber City 1,255 0.00
Lumpkin 1,083 0.00
Midville 262 0.00
Mountain City 1,073 0.00
Mount Airy 1,302 0.00
Oxford 2,239 0.00
Patterson 758 0.00
Reynolds 1,016 0.00
Sale City 343 0.00
Senoia 4,283 0.00
Shiloh 462 0.00
Summerville 4,337 0.00
Tunnel Hill 878 0.00
Warwick 407 0.00
Woodland 351 0.00
Historical Violent Crime Rate per 100,000 Population
Year Athens-Clarke County GA US
2017 415.52 356.46 394.86
2016 430.07 390.44 397.52
2015 417.02 381.31 373.74
2014 306.15 385.80 361.55
2013 336.32 375.39 369.13
2012 387.38 379.96 387.75
2011 356.06 374.65 387.06
2010 328.75 402.26 404.50
2009 412.08 428.04 431.88
2008 469.50 488.89 458.61
2007 383.64 491.55 471.77
2006 349.58 477.94 479.34
2005 337.66 445.93 469.04
2004 447.49 450.96 463.16
2003 371.00 454.51 475.84
2002 0.00 459.63 494.38
2001 0.00 495.75 504.52
2000 0.00 504.72 506.53
1999 0.00 533.95 522.95