Lovejoy, GA
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The crime rate in Lovejoy is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Lovejoy is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Lovejoy is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Lovejoy has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lovejoy 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 Lovejoy; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 259. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lovejoy's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Lovejoy 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 Lovejoy is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Lovejoy 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 Lovejoy is one in 209.

Lovejoy Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Lovejoy Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

201

226

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.85

30.99

34.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lovejoy 3.85
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 259

in Lovejoy

1 in 264

in Georgia
Lovejoy VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,487
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Lovejoy 30.99
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Lovejoy

1 in 33

in Georgia
Lovejoy Property CRIMES
Population: 6,487
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Lovejoy Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lovejoy 86
Georgia 30