Dawsonville, GA
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The crime rate in Dawsonville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Dawsonville is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Dawsonville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Dawsonville has a crime rate that is higher than 53% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Dawsonville'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 Dawsonville is one in 631.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Dawsonville's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Dawsonville 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 Dawsonville is one in 48.

Dawsonville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Dawsonville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

53

57

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.58

20.99

22.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dawsonville 1.58
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 631

in Dawsonville

1 in 264

in Georgia
Dawsonville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,525
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
Dawsonville 20.99
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Dawsonville

1 in 33

in Georgia
Dawsonville Property CRIMES
Population: 2,525
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

Dawsonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dawsonville 7
Georgia 30

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