Forsyth, GA
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With a crime rate of 63 per one thousand residents, Forsyth 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 16. Within Georgia, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Forsyth.

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 4,013, Forsyth has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Forsyth 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 Forsyth.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Forsyth 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 Forsyth.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Forsyth 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 Forsyth; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 211. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Forsyth is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Forsyth, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 58 per one thousand population.

Forsyth Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Forsyth Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

232

251

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.73

57.81

62.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Forsyth 4.73
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 211

in Forsyth

1 in 264

in Georgia
Forsyth VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,013
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 * 3 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.50 0.75 2.49
* 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
Forsyth 57.81
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Forsyth

1 in 33

in Georgia
Forsyth Property CRIMES
Population: 4,013
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 204 9
Rate per 1,000 4.73 50.83 2.24
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

Forsyth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Forsyth 43
Georgia 30

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