10 Most Dangerous Cities in Georgia – Updated for 2020

Crime Stats, General

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.

The list ranks Georgia cities with over 5,000 people and is based on a ratio of both violent and property crimes per population.  

Be safe out there – no matter where you are!

CityViolent Crime (per 100k)  Property Crime (per 100k)Notes
1.East Point1,24212,004You 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 Park1,0376,884The home to Hartsfield Jackson Airport.  Unemployment is over 10% and poverty at 31%.
3.Eastman8338,634You have a 1 in 11.6 chance of being robbed in Eastman.  Unemployment and poverty are both high.
4.Americus8566,065Home to Habitat for Humanity’s international headquarters, Rosalynn Carter Institute, and the famous Windsor Hotel.
5.Hapeville74111,154With a population of just under 7,000 this small city’s crime has held steady in recent years.
6.Albany1,1145,102Albany has a high violent crime rate – 3rd in the state.
7.Brunswick1,0655,246While violent crime in the coastal town of Brunswick is declining, it still ranks 5th in the state.
8.Griffin1,1494,756With a poverty rate of almost 31%, violent crime in Griffin is 2nd in the state.
9.Dublin8064,912Crime really spiked in Dublin in 2017 and has since become a real problem.
10.Warner Robins5865,550Residents 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:

11. Vidalia

12. Forest Park

13. Riverdale

14. Fort Oglethorpe

15. Atlanta

16. Swainsboro

17. Monroe

18. Fitzgerald

19. Morrow

20. Conyers

Are you surprised about any on this list?  Do you live in any of these cities?  Stay safe…we can help.

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Data:  https://www.roadsnacks.net/data/dangerous/ga.csv

 

10 Most Dangerous Cities in Georgia