10 Most Dangerous Cities in Georgia – Updated for 2020
Based on the latest FBI crime stats for Georgia (2018 Crime in the United States Report), below is a list of the most dangerous cities in Georgia.
You might be surprised by some of the cities on the list but remember that it’s based on a ratio of both violent and property crimes per population, so the smaller cities can show a higher ranking than some of the larger cities.
The list ranks crime per capita for cities with over 5,000 people.
Be safe out there – no matter where you are!
|City||Violent Crime (per 100k)||Property Crime (per 100k)||Notes|
|1.||East Point||1,242||12,004||You have a 1 in 7.5 chance of being a victim of crime in Eastpoint, with property crime being the highest in the state.|
|2.||College Park||1,037||6,884||The home to Hartsfield Jackson Airport. Unemployment is over 10% and poverty at 31%.|
|3.||Eastman||833||8,634||You have a 1 in 11.6 chance of being robbed in Eastman. Unemployment and poverty are both high.|
|4.||Americus||856||6,065||Home to Habitat for Humanity’s international headquarters, Rosalynn Carter Institute, and the famous Windsor Hotel.|
|5.||Hapeville||741||11,154||With a population of just under 7,000 this small city’s crime has held steady in recent years.|
|6.||Albany||1,114||5,102||Albany has a high violent crime rate – 3rd in the state.|
|7.||Brunswick||1,065||5,246||While violent crime in the coastal town of Brunswick is declining, it still ranks 5th in the state.|
|8.||Griffin||1,149||4,756||With a poverty rate of almost 31%, violent crime in Griffin is 2nd in the state.|
|9.||Dublin||806||4,912||Crime really spiked in Dublin in 2017 and has since become a real problem.|
|10.||Warner Robins||586||5,550||Residents in Warner Robins have a 1 in 18 chance of being the victim of a property crime. Job growth is negative with most of the crime contained to the southern end of the city.|
Rounding out the top 20:
12. Forest Park
14. Fort Oglethorpe
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