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Cartersville, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Cartersville 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 Cartersville is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Cartersville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Cartersville has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Cartersville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Cartersville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Cartersville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cartersville 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 Cartersville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 313. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Cartersville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Cartersville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

74

414

488

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.19

17.85

21.05

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.19
4.0
National Median: 4
    Cartersville
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 313

in Cartersville

1 in 250

in Georgia

Cartersville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 23,187
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 10 58
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.22 0.43 2.50

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
17.85
20.07
National Median: 19
    Cartersville
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Cartersville

1 in 50

in Georgia

Cartersville Property CRIMES

Population: 23,187
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 53 320 41
Rate per 1,000 2.29 13.80 1.77

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Cartersville Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
17
22
National Median: 26.9
    Cartersville
    Georgia