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Atlanta Crime Rate Report (Georgia)

Atlanta crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 18 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Atlanta for 2020 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Atlanta in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 172.9% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the national property crime rate average by 114.17%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the violent crime rate in Georgia by 172.57% and the city property crime rate in Atlanta was higher than the property crime rate in Georgia by 74.7%.

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

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,804
Arson50
Burglary4,411
Larceny and Theft16,400
Motor Vehicle Theft3,993
Murder and Manslaughter111
Rape136
Robbery2,070
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)36,030
Property Crime24,804
Violent Crime5,121
2020 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault2,208
Arson31
Burglary1,760
Larceny and Theft13,246
Motor Vehicle Theft2,453
Murder and Manslaughter85
Rape147
Robbery1,268
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)28,625
Property Crime17,399
Violent Crime3,709

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Atlanta Property Crime

Atlanta Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Atlanta Crime 2016

Atlanta Crime 2020

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 2020 was projected from 18 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

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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