Alpharetta, GA
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The crime rate in Alpharetta is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Alpharetta is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Alpharetta is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Alpharetta has a crime rate that is higher than 49% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Alpharetta has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Alpharetta is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Alpharetta does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Alpharetta.

For Alpharetta, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Alpharetta than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1517, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Alpharetta's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Alpharetta a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Alpharetta is one in 50.

Alpharetta Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Alpharetta Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

1,275

1,317

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.66

20.02

20.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alpharetta 0.66
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,517

in Alpharetta

1 in 264

in Georgia

Alpharetta VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 63,693
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 * 18 19
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.06 0.28 0.30
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alpharetta 20.02
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Alpharetta

1 in 33

in Georgia

Alpharetta Property CRIMES

Population: 63,693
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 127 1,110 38
Rate per 1,000 1.99 17.43 0.60

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Alpharetta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alpharetta 48
Georgia 30