Canton, GA
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Canton, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Canton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Canton is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Canton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Canton has a crime rate that is higher than 46% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Canton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Canton's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Canton is one in 621.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Canton's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Canton 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 Canton is one in 56.

Canton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

452

493

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

17.75

19.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Canton 1.61
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 621

in Canton

1 in 264

in Georgia

Canton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,469
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 * 6 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.51 0.24 0.86
* 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
Canton 17.75
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Canton

1 in 33

in Georgia

Canton Property CRIMES

Population: 25,469
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 396 23
Rate per 1,000 1.30 15.55 0.90

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

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Canton 26
Georgia 30