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Atlanta Crime Rate Report (Georgia)

Atlanta crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 14 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Atlanta for 2015 is expected to be lower than in 2012.

The city violent crime rate for Atlanta in 2012 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 256.46% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the national property crime rate average by 129.33%.

In 2012 the city violent crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the violent crime rate in Georgia by 263.92% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the property crime rate in Georgia by 92.26%.

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Property and Violent Crime
Atlanta Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Atlanta Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Atlanta Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2012 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,555
Arson103
Burglary6,192
Forcible Rape113
Larceny and Theft17,212
Motor Vehicle Theft5,150
Murder and Manslaughter83
Robbery2,276
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)39,883
Property Crime28,657
Violent Crime6,027
2015 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,012
Arson52
Burglary7,926
Forcible Rape27
Larceny and Theft16,075
Motor Vehicle Theft4,760
Murder and Manslaughter65
Robbery1,871
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)40,009
Property Crime28,783
Violent Crime4,974

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Atlanta Property Crime

Atlanta Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Atlanta Crime 2012

Atlanta Crime 2015

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Atlanta Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Atlanta Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Atlanta, Georgia crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Atlanta crime report data for 2015 was projected from 14 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2012.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

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