Douglasville, GA
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With a crime rate of 68 per one thousand residents, Douglasville 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 15. Within Georgia, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Douglasville.

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 32,897, Douglasville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Douglasville 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 Douglasville.

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

For Douglasville, 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 Douglasville is one in 138.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Douglasville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Douglasville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 61 per one thousand population.

Douglasville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Douglasville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

238

2,012

2,250

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.23

61.16

68.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Douglasville 7.23
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 138

in Douglasville

1 in 264

in Georgia

Douglasville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,897
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 * 58 167
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.40 1.76 5.08
* 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
Douglasville 61.16
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Douglasville

1 in 33

in Georgia

Douglasville Property CRIMES

Population: 32,897
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 236 1,692 84
Rate per 1,000 7.17 51.43 2.55

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

Douglasville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Douglasville 100
Georgia 30