East Point, GA
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East Point, 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 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 120 per one thousand residents, East Point 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 8. Within Georgia, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than East Point. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found East Point to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

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 35,467, East Point has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether East Point 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 East Point.

Now let us turn to take a look at how East Point 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 East Point.

For East Point, 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 East Point is one in 84.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that East Point experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in East Point is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In East Point, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 9, which is a rate of 108 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that East Point has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in East Point is one in 53.

East Point Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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East Point Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

421

3,834

4,255

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.87

108.10

119.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Point 11.87
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 84

in East Point

1 in 264

in Georgia

East Point VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,467
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 26 * 221 170
Rate per 1,000 0.11 0.73 6.23 4.79
* 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
East Point 108.10
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 9

in East Point

1 in 33

in Georgia

East Point Property CRIMES

Population: 35,467
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 809 2,357 668
Rate per 1,000 22.81 66.46 18.83

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

East Point Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Point 290
Georgia 30