Ellenwood, 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

The crime rate in Ellenwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Ellenwood is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Ellenwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Ellenwood has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Ellenwood 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 Ellenwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 255. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ellenwood's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Ellenwood 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 Ellenwood is one in 39.

Importantly, we found that Ellenwood 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 Ellenwood is one in 311.

Ellenwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Ellenwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

140

909

1,049

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.92

25.44

29.36

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.92
3.41
National Median: 4
    Ellenwood
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 255

in Ellenwood

1 in 294

in Georgia

Ellenwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,726
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
25.44
23.76
National Median: 21
    Ellenwood
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Ellenwood

1 in 42

in Georgia

Ellenwood Property CRIMES

Population: 35,726
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Ellenwood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
47
25
National Median: 28.3
    Ellenwood
    Georgia