Eatonton, GA
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Eatonton, GA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, Eatonton 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 21. Within Georgia, more than 83% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Eatonton.

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

For Eatonton, 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 Eatonton is one in 112.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Eatonton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Eatonton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Eatonton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Eatonton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

58

250

308

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.90

38.34

47.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Eatonton 8.90
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 112

in Eatonton

1 in 264

in Georgia
Eatonton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,520
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 55
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.46 8.44
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
Eatonton 38.34
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Eatonton

1 in 33

in Georgia
Eatonton Property CRIMES
Population: 6,520
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 200 2
Rate per 1,000 7.36 30.67 0.31
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

Eatonton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Eatonton 15
Georgia 30