Bowdon, GA
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The crime rate in Bowdon is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Bowdon is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Bowdon is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Bowdon has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Bowdon to other communities of similar population, then Bowdon crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bowdon does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bowdon 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 Bowdon.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bowdon occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Bowdon; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 414. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bowdon's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Bowdon 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 Bowdon is one in 41.

Bowdon Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Bowdon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

51

56

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.41

24.61

27.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bowdon 2.41
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 414

in Bowdon

1 in 264

in Georgia
Bowdon VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,072
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Bowdon 24.61
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Bowdon

1 in 33

in Georgia
Bowdon Property CRIMES
Population: 2,072
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Bowdon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bowdon 16
Georgia 30

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