College Park, GA
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With a crime rate of 138 per one thousand residents, College Park 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 7. Within Georgia, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than College Park.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 14,601, College Park has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether College Park does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as College Park.

Now let us turn to take a look at how College Park 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 College Park.

For College Park, 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 College Park is one in 37.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that College Park experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in College Park is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In College Park, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 9, which is a rate of 112 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that College Park 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 College Park is one in 59.

College Park Crime Data

 
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College Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

390

1,632

2,022

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

26.71

111.77

138.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
College Park 26.71
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 37

in College Park

1 in 264

in Georgia
College Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,601
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 8 21 * 166 195
Rate per 1,000 0.55 1.44 11.37 13.36
* 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
College Park 111.77
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 9

in College Park

1 in 33

in Georgia
College Park Property CRIMES
Population: 14,601
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 347 1,039 246
Rate per 1,000 23.77 71.16 16.85
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

College Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
College Park 200
Georgia 30