Locust Grove, GA
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Locust Grove, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

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 68 per one thousand residents, Locust Grove 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 15. Within Georgia, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Locust Grove.

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 5,790, Locust Grove has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Locust Grove 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 Locust Grove.

For Locust Grove, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Locust Grove than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1158, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Locust Grove is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Locust Grove, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 67 per one thousand population.

Locust Grove Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Locust Grove Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

390

395

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

67.36

68.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Locust Grove 0.86
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,158

in Locust Grove

1 in 264

in Georgia

Locust Grove VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,790
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.17 0.52
* 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
Locust Grove 67.36
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Locust Grove

1 in 33

in Georgia

Locust Grove Property CRIMES

Population: 5,790
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 346 8
Rate per 1,000 6.22 59.76 1.38

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

Locust Grove Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Locust Grove 36
Georgia 30

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