Atlanta Crime Rate Report (Georgia)

Atlanta crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Atlanta for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Atlanta in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 165.49% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the national property crime rate average by 95.16%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the violent crime rate in Georgia by 165.7% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the property crime rate in Georgia by 57.7%.
Atlanta Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Atlanta Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Atlanta Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3,405
Arson95
Burglary8,016
Forcible Rape89
Larceny and Theft17,741
Motor Vehicle Theft5,043
Murder and Manslaughter93
Robbery2,162
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)42,026
Property Crime30,800
Violent Crime5,749
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,304
Arson78
Burglary8,944
Forcible Rape0
Larceny and Theft15,731
Motor Vehicle Theft4,899
Murder and Manslaughter59
Robbery1,736
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)40,825
Property Crime29,599
Violent Crime4,067

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Atlanta Property Crime Atlanta Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Atlanta Crime 2010 Atlanta Crime 2014

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 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

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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