Dunwoody, GA
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With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Dunwoody 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 22. Within Georgia, more than 80% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Dunwoody.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Dunwoody 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 Dunwoody; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 513. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Dunwoody is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Dunwoody, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Dunwoody Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Dunwoody Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

95

2,076

2,171

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.95

42.60

44.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dunwoody 1.95
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 513

in Dunwoody

1 in 264

in Georgia
Dunwoody VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 48,733
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 * 38 52
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.08 0.78 1.07
* 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
Dunwoody 42.60
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Dunwoody

1 in 33

in Georgia
Dunwoody Property CRIMES
Population: 48,733
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 257 1,743 76
Rate per 1,000 5.27 35.77 1.56
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

Dunwoody Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dunwoody 165
Georgia 30