Duluth, GA
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The crime rate in Duluth is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Duluth is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Duluth is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Duluth has a crime rate that is higher than 52% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Duluth compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Duluth with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Duluth'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 Duluth 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 Duluth.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Duluth 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 Duluth; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 503. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Duluth's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Duluth 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 Duluth is one in 50.

Duluth Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Duluth Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

58

582

640

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.99

19.94

21.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Duluth 1.99
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 503

in Duluth

1 in 264

in Georgia
Duluth VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,193
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
Duluth 19.94
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Duluth

1 in 33

in Georgia
Duluth Property CRIMES
Population: 29,193
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

Duluth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Duluth 63
Georgia 30