Dunwoody, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 40 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 25. Within Georgia, more than 83% 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Dunwoody's violent crime rate is 1 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 Dunwoody is one in 771.

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 26, which is a rate of 39 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

64

1,915

1,979

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.30

38.80

40.10

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.3
3.41
National Median: 4
    Dunwoody
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 771

in Dunwoody

1 in 294

in Georgia

Dunwoody VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 49,356
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 6 25 31
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.12 0.51 0.63

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
38.8
23.76
National Median: 21
    Dunwoody
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Dunwoody

1 in 42

in Georgia

Dunwoody Property CRIMES

Population: 49,356
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 201 1,611 103
Rate per 1,000 4.07 32.64 2.09

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Dunwoody Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
150
25
National Median: 28.3
    Dunwoody
    Georgia