Clarkston, GA
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Clarkston, 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

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Clarkston has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Georgia, more than 79% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Clarkston.

Importantly, when you compare Clarkston to other communities of similar population, then Clarkston crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Clarkston 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 Clarkston 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 Clarkston.

For Clarkston, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Clarkston is one in 165.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Clarkston is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Clarkston, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Clarkston has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Clarkston is one in 249.

Clarkston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Clarkston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

74

457

531

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.06

37.41

43.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Clarkston 6.06
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 165

in Clarkston

1 in 264

in Georgia

Clarkston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,215
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
Clarkston 37.41
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Clarkston

1 in 33

in Georgia

Clarkston Property CRIMES

Population: 12,215
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

Clarkston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Clarkston 486
Georgia 30